Reports Report 4929f (Event 4929-2017)

Name Elliott B
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I am very confident that this was a fireball or something entering the atmosphere. It was very Vivid and spectacular.
Address Gem, KS
Latitude 39° 23' 9.13'' N (39.385869°)
Longitude 100° 51' 10.87'' W (-100.85302°)
Elevation 915.691m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-07 05:55 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-07 11:55 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 194°
Facing azimuth 91.12°
First azimuth 77.86°
First elevation 38°
Last azimuth 74.65°
Last elevation 33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -16
Color Pink, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 4s
Length 15°
Remarks It appeared to have a long trail of smoke that lasted after the light of the fireball went out.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The terminal Flash is the only reason I saw the fireball. There is a bright flash as if there was a lightning strike and I looked up and saw the fireball.
Observation Unknown
Remarks -