Reports Report 4520a (Event 4520-2017)

Name Gay I
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks This is the first time I've seen what I now believe to be a fireball in the sky. I was awestruck! It was like seeing Niagara Falls for the first time. So glad I happened to look up at that moment.
Address Treasure Island, FL
Latitude 27° 46' 43.26'' N (27.778682°)
Longitude 82° 45' 42.53'' W (-82.761814°)
Elevation 1.003m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-19 19:15 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-20 00:15 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 236°
Facing azimuth 43.54°
First azimuth 46.19°
First elevation 59°
Last azimuth 17.13°
Last elevation 33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -21
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks After I saw the glowing white streak in the sky, I thought it was a falling star. Then, as the glowing white streak descended and faded out, a bright glowing fireball appeared and then burned out.
Observation Unknown
Remarks -