Reports Report 1055a (Event 1055-2017)

Name Rchard S
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks my conclusion was that it was a piece of space junk that had large amounts of plastics or some other chemical compounds because the sky was fairly dark but the smoke left behind by the object was white enough to be highly visible however not enough to capture on my android device
Address Globe, AZ
Latitude 33° 23' 40.17'' N (33.394491°)
Longitude 110° 47' 2.52'' W (-110.784034°)
Elevation 1082.173m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-03-18 22:35 MST
UT Date & Time 2017-03-19 05:35 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 355°
Facing azimuth 276.4°
First azimuth 278.92°
First elevation 43°
Last azimuth 273.77°
Last elevation 22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 50°
Remarks it was traveling straight away from me which made it look like it was falling from directly over head to the horizon then smoke trail was straight at first like a condensation trail then it began to bow in the middle
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -