Reports Report 1902ag (Event 1902-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1902-2013
Observer
NameAdrienne W
Experience Level1/5
RemarksPrior to the fireball's appearance, there was a flash of light that lit up the sky. I would have mistaken it for lightning had I not seen the fireball.
Location
AddressMeridian Charter Township, MI
Latitude42° 41' 15.24'' N (42.69°)
Longitude 84° 25' 35.81'' W (-84.43°)
Elevation272.9m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-09-06 22:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2013-09-07 02:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth17.79°
First azimuth8.78°
First elevation27°
Last azimuth13.5°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorYellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length-
RemarksA glowing train, almost like a streak of light following the fireball
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-