Reports Report 4894ek (Event 4894-2017)

Name Christia J
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks -
Address Lakeland, FL
Latitude 27° 59' 49.24'' N (27.99701°)
Longitude 81° 57' 25.28'' W (-81.957023°)
Elevation 48.823m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-05 18:40 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-05 23:40 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 20°
Facing azimuth 202.22°
First azimuth 210.88°
First elevation 20°
Last azimuth 208.29°
Last elevation 13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 0.5s
Length -
Remarks It was a quick residual light trail. I first thought it was a shooting star, but it was too bright, so I was convinced it was some sort of firework. My view was obscured by the overpass of the Polk Parkway, so I was only able to see a part of its journey.
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -