Reports Report 3472e (Event 3472-2017)

Name Debbie C
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks That was the brightest fireball I've ever seen, just incredible! It went right through the proton arc, "Steve"!
Address Nevis, MN
Latitude 46° 55' 29.77'' N (46.924936°)
Longitude 94° 53' 6.24'' W (-94.885066°)
Elevation 419.5m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-09-27 23:44 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-09-28 04:44 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 254°
Facing azimuth 257.43°
First azimuth 255.57°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 228.43°
Last elevation 27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color Light Blue, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 10°
Remarks A smoky trail as it appeared to sizzle across the sky!
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks A sizzling combination of yellow and blues.
Observation Yes
Remarks It appeared to sizzle and break apart as it turned blue.