Reports Report 3998h (Event 3998-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3998-2019
Observer
NameWilliam M
Experience Level4/5
RemarksA glaring blue light with a red tail that slowed and fell to the NNE. It seemed very close but no sound was noted.
Location
AddressBeaver Island, MI
Latitude45° 44' 40.88'' N (45.74°)
Longitude 85° 33' 43.48'' W (-85.56°)
Elevation185.86m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-24 22:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-08-25 02:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle268°
Moving
Facing azimuth70°
First azimuth80°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth20°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length
RemarksLight red straight across and followed the fall below the treeline
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAblation streaming behind. And then falling like a signal flare.