Reports Report 2986t (Event 2986-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2986-2015
Observer
NameMarcia I
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressKingsley, MI
Latitude44° 35' 20.8'' N (44.59°)
Longitude 85° 27' 21.42'' W (-85.46°)
Elevation303.29m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-11-04 05:30 EST
UT Date & Time2015-11-04 10:30 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle94°
Moving
Facing azimuth341.72°
First azimuth274.83°
First elevation15°
Last azimuth51.74°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorOrange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration20s
Length30°
RemarksA glowing trail that was consistent the whole time. It had a very long trail that was orange and red in color. It looked as if it were a stream of sparklers. Just before it ended in the east it broke into at least 6 different pieces, also leaving glowing trains behind. Most unreal thing I've ever seen in the sky.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI didn't see a terminal explosion. When it broke into pieces, it was a smooth transition.