Reports Report 1518m (Event 1518-2011)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1518-2011
Observer
NamePaul M
Experience Level2/5
RemarksWas passenger with my son driving north on I-271. Only viewed the ball for last 2 seconds where it dropped from about a mile high, dead ahead landing very slightly west of I-271, silent, no train(l), bright white. It seems it landed less than about 5 miles away definitely west of I-271, near Mayfield Rd..
Location
AddressMayfield Heights, OH
Latitude41° 30' 8.43'' N (41.5°)
Longitude 81° 28' 38.48'' W (-81.48°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2011-12-12 18:10 CST
UT Date & Time2011-12-12 23:10 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth36.92°
First azimuth41.6°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth36.46°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
Colorwhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-