Reports Report 1337fn (Event 1337-2017)

Name Al J
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks This was the second fireball in my lifetime. First was about 48 years ago. That one was much, much larger a lit up the night sky and everything around.
Address Savannah, GA
Latitude 31° 59' 58.64'' N (31.999621°)
Longitude 81° 3' 49.03'' W (-81.063619°)
Elevation 3.174m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-12 20:45 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-13 00:45 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 98°
Facing azimuth 358.39°
First azimuth 341.19°
First elevation 21°
Last azimuth 37.76°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -8
Color Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks Sounded like a rocket launch in the distance
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Short trail