Reports Report 7723cs (Event 7723-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 7723-2020
Observer
NameJamie J
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI’ve seen several fireballs over the years, but never heard a sonic boom. What a thrill.
Location
AddressTwo Harbors, MN
Latitude47° 3' 41.43'' N (47.06°)
Longitude 91° 38' 51.5'' W (-91.65°)
Elevation264.38m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-12-16 06:50 CST
UT Date & Time2020-12-16 12:50 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle192°
Moving
Facing azimuth149.27°
First azimuth53.13°
First elevation80°
Last azimuth143.92°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-23
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was about an 6 or 7 second delay between the brightest flash and the boom. It rattled our windows a bit.
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThere were several flashes, but the last one was by far the brightest. It appeared to remain intact as a single piece and burned out a second later.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-