Reports Report 3384ef (Event 3384-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3384-2014
Observer
NameGerard O
Experience Level4/5
RemarksIt was unexpected and truly a sight to see. It appeared out of the black sky and I will remember it forever.
Location
AddressWaterford Township, MI
Latitude42° 38' 5.82'' N (42.63°)
Longitude 83° 19' 57.83'' W (-83.33°)
Elevation294.94m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-03 20:25 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-04 01:25 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth-
First elevation13°
Last azimuth-
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorGreen, Orange, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks__
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length15°
RemarksSparkly, glitter like trail that fizzled out. Looked similar to a firework sparkler.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a small flash after it appeared green.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAfter the flash, it just appeared to disintegrate and the you saw the sparkle like trail behind it.