Reports Report 3998ai (Event 3998-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3998-2019
Observer
NameCheri H
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI witnessed this with a friend from our boat. It dropped straight out of the sky with a bright whiteball in front and white trail that fizzled out and ball faded out before it hit the horizon/town.... never seen anything like it before.
Location
AddressEast Tawas, MI
Latitude44° 16' 53.61'' N (44.28°)
Longitude 83° 29' 22.38'' W (-83.49°)
Elevation179.43m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-24 22:05 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-08-25 02:05 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle179°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth4.68°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth7.08°
Last elevation43°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksWhit trail but fizzled out
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-