Reports Report 4894dy (Event 4894-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4894-2017
Observer
NameKristin H
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI knew it was a shooting star, space trash or small meteor right away. It was nothing that could be mistaken for a plane or plane explosion remnant or firework. Definitely from space.
Location
AddressVenice, FL
Latitude27° 6' 31.58'' N (27.11°)
Longitude 82° 23' 3.71'' W (-82.38°)
Elevation5.53m
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 Angle104°
Moving
Facing azimuth179.65°
First azimuth231.73°
First elevation15°
Last azimuth212.45°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length-
RemarksSmoke trail like what a firework would leave with gradual fade away. The fireball itsel just fizzled out. I thought it was a shooting star but too close like 500-1000 feet up in the air. Shooted from Northeast to Southwest in I-75 Exit 193 area Venice, FL.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLight got brighter then went out totally.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-