Reports Report 1881e (Event 1881-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1881-2018
Observer
NameDouglas S
Experience Level5/5
RemarksThe fireball flashed at least twice near its end. It was brilliant white. The duration was about 2 - 3 seconds. It lit up the sky. The nearly-full moon was in the SW.
Location
AddressSwisher, IA
Latitude41° 50' 54.14'' N (41.85°)
Longitude 91° 41' 32.4'' W (-91.69°)
Elevation248.02m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-05-27 03:31 CDT
UT Date & Time2018-05-27 08:31 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle255°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth185°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth175°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-