Reports Report 4869k (Event 4869-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4869-2017
Observer
NameEric W
Experience Level4/5
RemarksIt was seen/witnessed by many people, as confirmed reports on Twitter from observers in Iowa/Wisconsin/etc..
Location
AddressDes Moines, IA
Latitude41° 39' 9.32'' N (41.65°)
Longitude 93° 43' 1.39'' W (-93.72°)
Elevation266.74m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-03 00:29 CST
UT Date & Time2017-12-03 06:29 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle263°
Moving
Facing azimuth89.29°
First azimuth84.42°
First elevation21°
Last azimuth75.61°
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorBlue, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length20°
Remarksglowing white trail, possible fragmentation, large initial flash/explosion
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksbright initial explosion, possible fragmention
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-