Reports Report 4940d (Event 4940-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4940-2017
Name Janet G
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I was in the city on a busy road with street lights and other car headlights yet this was as bright or brighter than those and though small, was easily seen.
Address Indianola, IA
Latitude 41° 22' 15.99'' N (41.37°)
Longitude 93° 33' 30.24'' W (-93.56°)
Elevation 286.07m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-08 18:00 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-09 00:00 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 113°
Facing azimuth -
First azimuth 18.75°
First elevation 23°
Last azimuth 36.54°
Last elevation 15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -6
Color Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 10°
Remarks White light trail behind the orange ball that didnt stay a constant line but seemed almost dotted or dashed. The path was slightly curved downward.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -