Reports Report 3246ab (Event 3246-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3246-2013
Observer
NameJohn G
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe appearance of the fireball stopped conversation in the car. It appeared bright white/light yellow until the last split second, when the fireball took on a blue tinge and fizzled. Could have been brighter than I stated, but I was seeing it through a moving car's front window.
Location
AddressLansing, MI
Latitude42° 43' 30.24'' N (42.73°)
Longitude 84° 31' 27.76'' W (-84.52°)
Elevation257.89m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-12-11 18:00 EST
UT Date & Time2013-12-11 23:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth286.6°
First azimuth265.74°
First elevation42°
Last azimuth265.71°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorLight Blue, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-