Reports Report 4894n (Event 4894-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4894-2017
Observer
NameLarry L
Experience Level1/5
RemarksPlainly visible as I drove South on I-275 approaching St. Petersburg, Florida. Crowded highway and clear skies. Should have been seen by thousands of people.
Location
AddressSaint Petersburg, FL
Latitude27° 45' 12.66'' N (27.75°)
Longitude 82° 39' 22.34'' W (-82.66°)
Elevation12.52m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-05 18:35 EST
UT Date & Time2017-12-05 23:35 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle100°
Moving
Facing azimuth170°
First azimuth100°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth180°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorYellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration0.5s
Length20°
RemarksGlow with a few bits of debris
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksA few bits of glowing debris falling off main mass.