Reports Report 3246m (Event 3246-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3246-2013
Observer
NameJames A
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI've seen lots of "falling stars" but never one this bright that appeared to have size and shape
Location
AddressJanesville, WI
Latitude42° 44' 41.09'' N (42.74°)
Longitude 89° 0' 19.41'' W (-89.01°)
Elevation280.54m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-12-11 17:00 CST
UT Date & Time2013-12-11 23:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth79.27°
First azimuth75.56°
First elevation42°
Last azimuth81.97°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorYellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarkspieces broke off and emitted red sparks - like fireworks