Reports Report 857ac (Event 857-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 857-2018
Observer
NameLaura C
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis was significant in size larger than any other astronomical object I have ever observed.
Location
AddressMiddleville, MI
Latitude42° 43' 31.06'' N (42.73°)
Longitude 85° 28' 20.33'' W (-85.47°)
Elevation217.8m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-03-05 04:30 EST
UT Date & Time2018-03-05 09:30 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle216°
Moving
Facing azimuth272.25°
First azimuth221.99°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth207.33°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorBlue, Green, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length
RemarksLong glowing yellow train following the blue/green fireball
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-