Reports Report 5311ao (Event 5311-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5311-2017
Observer
NameJody C
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI was in my car facing west listening to loud music on my lunch break. I looked up just in time to see it travel across the sky toward Lake Michigan. It was a beautiful blue green light with a tail. Largest I’ve ever seen.
Location
AddressAllendale Charter Township, MI
Latitude42° 58' 22.66'' N (42.97°)
Longitude 85° 54' 26.93'' W (-85.91°)
Elevation198.03m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-19 00:45 EST
UT Date & Time2017-12-19 05:45 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle
Moving
Facing azimuth271.5°
First azimuth284.89°
First elevation56°
Last azimuth274.08°
Last elevation54°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorBlue Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length10°
RemarksGlowing blue green train
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-