Reports Report 3845ae (Event 3845-2017)

Name Mike D
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks This was the largest and Brighton’s “falling star” I have ever seen. And the reddish glow following it was pretty cool.
Address West Lafayette, IN
Latitude 40° 27' 34.3'' N (40.459529°)
Longitude 86° 57' 39.89'' W (-86.96108°)
Elevation 210.725m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-18 21:11 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-19 01:11 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 104°
Facing azimuth 157.47°
First azimuth 138.85°
First elevation 47°
Last azimuth 158.35°
Last elevation 43°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks There was a slight red glow behind it and it flashed bright then disappeared. It then reappeared as a bright white moving point for about another second. Then disappeared completely.
Observation Unknown
Remarks -