Reports Report 3384ez (Event 3384-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3384-2014
Observer
NameKristina N
Experience Level2/5
RemarksConfident about the time, I called my husband immediately after I saw it and the phone stamp time is 8:28 pm Eastern. This looked so close, I have never seen a meteor that seemed that close. I was driving in that direction anyway and was expecting to start hearing sirens.
Location
AddressWayne, MI
Latitude42° 14' 56.84'' N (42.25°)
Longitude 83° 26' 32.5'' W (-83.44°)
Elevation207.92m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-03 20:25 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-04 01:25 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth84.35°
First elevation29°
Last azimuth80.91°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorLight Blue, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length12°
Remarkssingle bright flash followed by explosion into multiple specks with own trains
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksbright flash, I thought it was a plane exploding, it seemed very close and shot at a slight angle toward the ground
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked like a roman candle pointed at the ground, the solid light blew into little pieces and went from one line to many falling in the same direction