Reports Report 5453a (Event 5453-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5453-2019
Observer
NameJoe M
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressMarquette, MI
Latitude46° 32' 50.85'' N (46.55°)
Longitude 87° 22' 40.63'' W (-87.38°)
Elevation184.17m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-24 23:45 EST
UT Date & Time2019-08-25 03:45 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle240°
Moving
Facing azimuth83°
First azimuth93.42°
First elevation52°
Last azimuth54.37°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorOrange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length
RemarksGlowing redish-orange color with smoke behind it. It broke off into three separate pieces and those three pieces had just smoke behind them
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksHUGE burst of Reddish-orange color for about 3 seconds then broke off into three pieces.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBroke off into three pieces that had smoke trails behind them. It looked like it was about to hit Lake Superior and cause like a Tsunami (exaggerating of course, but it did scare me a bit).