Reports Report 5253a (Event 5253-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5253-2020
Observer
NameBeth L
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWe were sitting outside and saw a bright flash. About a half hour later we saw another “shooting star”, but not as bright and a bit more sustained, with a tail.
Location
AddressYpsilanti, MI
Latitude42° 10' 43.38'' N (42.18°)
Longitude 83° 36' 40.35'' W (-83.61°)
Elevation216.11m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-18 20:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-19 00:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle237°
Moving
Facing azimuth337.58°
First azimuth337.31°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth334.97°
Last elevation43°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-