Reports Report 1382hu (Event 1382-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1382-2016
Observer
NamePauline B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksTHAT WAS RAD! And it was on my birthday. But only a few of us saw it (out at a bonfire) and the rest didn't believe us. :)
Location
AddressPotterville, MI
Latitude42° 36' 53.58'' N (42.61°)
Longitude 84° 42' 15.94'' W (-84.7°)
Elevation271.42m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-04-15 23:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-04-16 03:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle103°
Moving
Facing azimuth36.85°
First azimuth94.19°
First elevation16°
Last azimuth45.79°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorYellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length-
RemarksThe train appeared like a shooting star would but with bright yellow flames (I think they were yellow, color is a little fuzzy in my mind). Diminished as the ball of light fell across the sky.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-