Reports Report 4894bx (Event 4894-2017)

Name Kathy K
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks -
Address Boca Raton, FL
Latitude 26° 20' 15.42'' N (26.337618°)
Longitude 80° 13' 36.03'' W (-80.226676°)
Elevation 4.693m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-05 18:30 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-05 23:30 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 183°
Facing azimuth 89.66°
First azimuth 62.61°
First elevation 25°
Last azimuth 63.9°
Last elevation 17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -19
Color Orange, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks I first saw it as a bright white light, then it looked like an explosion of fire, similar to a firework, but directed toward the earth instead of toward the sky.
Observation Unknown
Remarks -