Reports Report 3178a (Event 3178-2017)

Name Kevin P
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Sonic boom was about 90-120 seconds after the visual event.
Address Eureka, MO
Latitude 38° 29' 25.79'' N (38.490496°)
Longitude 90° 38' 15'' W (-90.637499°)
Elevation 206.737m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-09-12 01:25 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-09-12 06:25 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 130°
Facing azimuth 50°
First azimuth 120°
First elevation 75°
Last azimuth 45°
Last elevation 50°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -14
Color Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks 2 booms with subsequent trailing noise. Sounded like train cars crashing and eventually like thunder in the distance
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Flashed like two bolts of lightning. A "ball" / explosion best describes what I saw in the sky, lightning is what it looked like all around us on the ground.
Observation No
Remarks -