Reports Report 4757aw (Event 4757-2018)

Name Matt J
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks Slight overcast. Stars were barely visible. Been watching meteors for over 20 years. Have never seen anything this big or bright.
Address South Bend, IN
Latitude 41° 40' 40.1'' N (41.677805°)
Longitude 86° 13' 52.31'' W (-86.231197°)
Elevation 228.272m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-11-08 19:36 EST
UT Date & Time 2018-11-09 00:36 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 176°
Facing azimuth 270°
First azimuth 270°
First elevation 40°
Last azimuth 90°
Last elevation 18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -15
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 25°
Remarks Train in same white as fireball... disappeared as fireball disappeared.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -