Reports Report 454gx (Event 454-2017)

Name Ryan S
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Im a conductor and was on a train at the time. I just happened to be going by my house and was looking over at the house as we were going by when I observed the fireball in the sky. I have never seen anything in the sky like that before. It was a sight!
Address Mondamin, IA
Latitude 41° 42' 3.33'' N (41.700925°)
Longitude 96° 1' 21.67'' W (-96.022686°)
Elevation 312.091m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-02-06 01:25 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-02-06 07:25 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 230°
Facing azimuth 87.32°
First azimuth 93.89°
First elevation 25°
Last azimuth 74.78°
Last elevation -
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -24
Color Blue, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks It went behind a hill from where I was viewing it and it looked like a flash in all directions behind the hill.
Observation No
Remarks -