Reports Report 4940d (Event 4940-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4940-2017
Observer
NameJanet G
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI 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.
Location
AddressIndianola, IA
Latitude41° 22' 15.99'' N (41.37°)
Longitude 93° 33' 30.24'' W (-93.56°)
Elevation286.07m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-08 18:00 CST
UT Date & Time2017-12-09 00:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle113°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth18.75°
First elevation23°
Last azimuth36.54°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length10°
RemarksWhite 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
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-