Reports Report 5311ao (Event 5311-2017)

Name Jody C
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I was in my car facing west listening to loud music on my lunch break. I looked up just in time to see it travel across the sky toward Lake Michigan. It was a beautiful blue green light with a tail. Largest I’ve ever seen.
Address Allendale Charter Township, MI
Latitude 42° 58' 22.66'' N (42.97296°)
Longitude 85° 54' 26.93'' W (-85.907481°)
Elevation 198.033m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-19 00:45 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-19 05:45 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle
Facing azimuth 271.5°
First azimuth 284.89°
First elevation 56°
Last azimuth 274.08°
Last elevation 54°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Blue Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 10°
Remarks Glowing blue green train
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -