Reports Report 267v (Event 267-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 267-2018
Name Bill N
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks We were driving at 65 mph in an area where the road curves, so exact location and direction of fireball are very imprecise. But generally it was in a southwesterly direction.
Address Fort Wayne, IN
Latitude 41° 8' 49.37'' N (41.15°)
Longitude 85° 7' 5.46'' W (-85.12°)
Elevation 245.32m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-01-19 19:30 EST
UT Date & Time 2018-01-20 00:30 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up to down
Descent Angle 180°
Facing azimuth 227.17°
First azimuth 202.32°
First elevation 35°
Last azimuth 202.3°
Last elevation 14°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Green, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks It got brighter as it fell, with a brief increase in brightness before disappearing
Observation No
Remarks -