Reports Report 5508d (Event 5508-2018)

Name James L
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I've seen shooting stars before and this was much closer to the ground and appeared much larger than any shooting star I've seen.
Address Columbus, OH
Latitude 40° 0' 50.41'' N (40.014003°)
Longitude 83° 1' 56.91'' W (-83.032476°)
Elevation 228.844864m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-12 23:43 EST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-13 04:43 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 210°
Facing azimuth 348°
First azimuth 348°
First elevation 90°
Last azimuth 348°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Driving north bound on 315 north I saw a large bright white light go from the hood of my car to just above the horizon in a matter of a second. It was very large and obviously far above in the sky.
Observation No
Remarks -