Observer Name Ann Experience Level 2/5 Remarks I thought it was a plane, with the fumes in the horizon, but it was traveling FAST and the train didn't leave a fine line in the sky like a plane would. Plus it was brighter and more intense.....was it a meteor??
Location Address Champlin, MN Latitude 45° 8' 48.92'' N (45.15°) Longitude 93° 23' 31.1'' W (-93.39°) Elevation 268.31m
Time and Duration Local Date & Time 2014-12-03 19:30 CST UT Date & Time 2014-12-04 01:30 UT Duration ?
Direction Moving direction From up left to down right Descent Angle 135°
Moving Facing azimuth - First azimuth - First elevation 21° Last azimuth - Last elevation 13°
Brightness and color Stellar Magnitude -20 Color Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound Observation No Remarks -
Delayed Sound Observation No Remarks -
Persistent train Observation Yes Duration 60s Length 20° Remarks Glowing train, coming to a point at the end.
Terminal flash Observation No Remarks -
Fragmentation Observation No Remarks -