Reports Report 3993u (Event 3993-2017)

Name Camille M
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks The most astonishing meteorite or comet I've ever seen -- the largest and longest lasting!! Magnificent
Address , FL
Latitude 26° 42' 50.22'' N (26.71395°)
Longitude 80° 7' 44.15'' W (-80.12893°)
Elevation 5.367m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-25 21:40 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-26 01:40 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 247°
Facing azimuth 276.3°
First azimuth 271.5°
First elevation 62°
Last azimuth 264.5°
Last elevation 40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -24
Color Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 5s
Length 99.99°
Remarks a glowing train that arcked behind the ball and then an orange-yellow explosive burst into smaller sparks
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks the white ball appeared like a shooting star but the largest I've ever seen, then an orange trail arced behind it and a bright orange burst of light broke into fragments
Observation Yes
Remarks the white ball fell for a second or two, then the arc of orange-yellow light shot out from behind and another orange yellow fireburst exploded into fragments of light as it all fell