Reports Report 1438i (Event 1438-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1438-2022
Observer
NameKATIE E
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWe were driving, my fiancé saw it just at the end as it flashed and fizzled out. It was low enough and out in front of us enough that we didn't have to duck down to see it well through the windshield.
Location
AddressAlbion, IN
Latitude41° 16' 51.04'' N (41.28°)
Longitude 85° 26' 39.78'' W (-85.44°)
Elevation289.65m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-03-02 06:12 EST
UT Date & Time2022-03-02 11:12 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle263°
Moving
Facing azimuth43.44°
First azimuth43.87°
First elevation33°
Last azimuth46.96°
Last elevation24°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorLight Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksThe train has a strong white glow to it, could see debris towards the end of it fizzling out.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksAs it was fizzling out there was a spray of debris and a quick blue flash.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAs it was fizzling out there was a spray of debris and a quick blue flash.