Reports Report 4894dy (Event 4894-2017)

Name Kristin H
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I knew it was a shooting star, space trash or small meteor right away. It was nothing that could be mistaken for a plane or plane explosion remnant or firework. Definitely from space.
Address Venice, FL
Latitude 27° 6' 31.58'' N (27.108771°)
Longitude 82° 23' 3.71'' W (-82.384365°)
Elevation 5.525m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-05 18:35 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-05 23:35 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 104°
Facing azimuth 179.65°
First azimuth 231.73°
First elevation 15°
Last azimuth 212.45°
Last elevation 15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length -
Remarks Smoke trail like what a firework would leave with gradual fade away. The fireball itsel just fizzled out. I thought it was a shooting star but too close like 500-1000 feet up in the air. Shooted from Northeast to Southwest in I-75 Exit 193 area Venice, FL.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Light got brighter then went out totally.
Observation No
Remarks -