Reports Report 3398e (Event 3398-2017)

Name Christopher W
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks First meteor impact witnessed.
Address Edwardsport, IN
Latitude 38° 51' 8.74'' N (38.852429°)
Longitude 87° 16' 40.89'' W (-87.278024°)
Elevation 171.658m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-09-24 03:05 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-09-24 07:05 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle
Facing azimuth 15.98°
First azimuth 11.09°
First elevation 54°
Last azimuth 15.87°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -22
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length -
Remarks wide like a ribbon. Length was from the point of entry into the atmosphere to the ground.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks When it hit the ground the horizon brightened.
Observation No
Remarks -