Reports Report 3845c (Event 3845-2017)

Name David C
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks -
Address Coal Grove, OH
Latitude 38° 29' 42.14'' N (38.495038°)
Longitude 82° 39' 15.46'' W (-82.654294°)
Elevation 157.692m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-18 21:58 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-19 01:58 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 232°
Facing azimuth 292.77°
First azimuth 316.44°
First elevation 55°
Last azimuth 281.42°
Last elevation 29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 7s
Length 25°
Remarks started out with a brightness like a normal shooting star then intensified to an extreme bright white leaving a glowing train that dissipated but was still present after fireball went dark. Also noted that sky was overcast with no stars showing.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Did not really look like an explosion but the fireball grew in intensity to its brightest state and then went dark almost instantaneously.
Observation Unknown
Remarks -