Reports Report 1490av (Event 1490-2011)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1490-2011
Observer
NameBryant R
Experience Level2/5
RemarksBrightest meteor I've seen in my 60 yr life span.
Location
AddressMount Sterling, OH
Latitude39° 47' 16.66'' N (39.79°)
Longitude 83° 14' 32.56'' W (-83.24°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2011-12-07 23:33 EST
UT Date & Time2011-12-08 04:33 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth231.73°
First azimuth278.44°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth203.71°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
Colorwhite and amber
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
RemarksObserver was in a car on the highway, so unlikely sound would have been heard if there was any.
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration1s
Length10°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
RemarksOne fragment momentarily before the meteor disappeared, very close parallel path. More amber in color.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-