Reports Report 3461j (Event 3461-2013)

Name Megan B
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks My son and I were in the car when I told him to look up at the sky, we thought it was a shooting star at first but it was too large and too slow, it was a pretty cool sight to see when you live in the suburbs surrounded by trees all of the time.
Address Wayne, MI
Latitude 42° 16' 26.7'' N (42.274083°)
Longitude 83° 22' 11.88'' W (-83.369967°)
Elevation 197.645081m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2013-12-28 18:30 EST
UT Date & Time 2013-12-28 23:30 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 135°
Facing azimuth 272.36°
First azimuth 234.91°
First elevation 36°
Last azimuth 311.16°
Last elevation 40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -17
Color Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration -
Length -
Remarks It looked like the type of trail a plane leaves, smoky white but narrowed toward the end
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -