Reports Report 4429c (Event 4429-2017)

Name FE P
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks There were actually three of us who witnessed it . Looking west from our location in Holland Michigan I would say it probably was over Wisconsin shooting from south to north . Whitish in color with a short trail with debris falling from the trail . The burn time of the falling debris was very short .
Address Byron Center, MI
Latitude 42° 46' 40.92'' N (42.778034°)
Longitude 85° 44' 38.14'' W (-85.743928°)
Elevation 219.369m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-16 21:01 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-17 02:01 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 108°
Facing azimuth 284.28°
First azimuth 265.27°
First elevation 55°
Last azimuth 302.92°
Last elevation 55°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 5s
Length 13°
Remarks Rather short glowing train with smaller chunks falling from train White color, chunks were quick to burn out
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Smaller white chunks falling off tale