Reports Report 948bd (Event 948-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 948-2016
Observer
Namegerald S
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressBerlin Charter Township, MI
Latitude42° 2' 48.68'' N (42.05°)
Longitude 83° 16' 35.1'' W (-83.28°)
Elevation181.14m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-03-08 21:30 EST
UT Date & Time2016-03-09 02:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth225.83°
First azimuth226.19°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth269.69°
Last elevation40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length20°
RemarksNo train..
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksOne light blue object entered atmosphere and fragmented into 5 separate light blue objects all traveling at same trajectory separated by approx. five degrees of separation.