Reports Report 3398d (Event 3398-2017)

Name Jamie W
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I've watched meteor showers and seen plenty of shooting stars but have never seen anything this big or this bright. It was beautiful
Address Ryland Heights, KY
Latitude 38° 57' 38.28'' N (38.960633°)
Longitude 84° 27' 2.78'' W (-84.450772°)
Elevation 249.159m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-09-24 02:15 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-09-24 06:15 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 124°
Facing azimuth 348.54°
First azimuth -
First elevation 61°
Last azimuth 11.82°
Last elevation 18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks It got brighter like it burned up and then just disappeared. It looked like ball of white surrounded by fire and had a short smoke trail behind it. It was brighter then any star I can see in the sky with naked eye and about 20x the size
Observation No
Remarks -