Reports Report 914a (Event 914-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 914-2020
Observer
NameM S
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressPaw Paw, MI
Latitude42° 13' 6.44'' N (42.22°)
Longitude 85° 44' 33.28'' W (-85.74°)
Elevation280.26m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-02-17 04:13 EST
UT Date & Time2020-02-17 09:13 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle261°
Moving
Facing azimuth70.89°
First azimuth97.99°
First elevation59°
Last azimuth53.87°
Last elevation37°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length-
RemarksIt was a light colored streak behind the fireball.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball seemed to hit an "invisible wall", when it flashed and shattered. many glowing pieces fell straight down.