Reports Report 3998ar (Event 3998-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3998-2019
Observer
NameJohn B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis was at an international dark sky park. The astronomer showing the constellations said it was the brightest one he had ever seen. A once in a lifetime event.
Location
AddressMackinaw City, MI
Latitude45° 46' 42.48'' N (45.78°)
Longitude 84° 47' 26.31'' W (-84.79°)
Elevation182.61m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-24 22:32 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-08-25 02:32 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth47°
First azimuth87.8°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth21.91°
Last elevation60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball had a trail then there was a flash. Then I lost sight of it behind the building.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-