Reports Report 5549a (Event 5549-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5549-2018
Observer
NameJason M
Experience Level4/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressMapleton, MN
Latitude43° 57' 48.84'' N (43.96°)
Longitude 93° 57' 29.88'' W (-93.96°)
Elevation312.65m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-06 18:24 CST
UT Date & Time2018-12-07 00:24 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle272°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth222.6°
First elevation79°
Last azimuth150.21°
Last elevation77°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksGlowing train turning to smoke
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSaw a smaller explosion just before terminal flash
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksTerminal flash, largest fragment seemed to drop straight down from explosion for less than a half second, then dark