Reports Report 3368c (Event 3368-2017)

Name Chad S
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Most of the meteors I have seen have been about as bright as a bottle rocket. This one was much brighter and lower in the sky. In fact the brightest I have witnessed in person.
Address Thorntown, IN
Latitude 40° 9' 2.52'' N (40.1507°)
Longitude 86° 40' 2.55'' W (-86.667374°)
Elevation 245.14m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-09-23 20:10 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-09-24 00:10 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 79°
Facing azimuth 116.07°
First azimuth 99.91°
First elevation 60°
Last azimuth 126.18°
Last elevation 60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -16
Color White. Leading edge was a yellowish orange.
Concurrent Sound
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Delayed Sound
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Persistent train
Observation Unknown
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Terminal flash
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