Reports Report 3991x (Event 3991-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3991-2016
Observer
NameSam J
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis was a highly visible "shooting star" brighter than any I've seen with a usual shower and closer. Im not sure if it was a falling satellite or meteor, but it had a very distinct explosion or fire ball type end.
Location
AddressJensen Beach, FL
Latitude27° 13' 4.63'' N (27.22°)
Longitude 80° 14' 42.26'' W (-80.25°)
Elevation5.55m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-10-17 05:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-10-17 09:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle250°
Moving
Facing azimuth309.93°
First azimuth293.05°
First elevation29°
Last azimuth290.71°
Last elevation16°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorYellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksA fire explosion, but small in the sky. Highly visible.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-