Reports Report 3998g (Event 3998-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3998-2019
Observer
NameJohn M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWondering if anyone else saw this event
Location
AddressCedar, MI
Latitude44° 48' 49.82'' N (44.81°)
Longitude 85° 42' 56.28'' W (-85.72°)
Elevation274.17m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-24 22:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-08-25 02:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle231°
Moving
Facing azimuth359.83°
First azimuth359.84°
First elevation71°
Last azimuth313.46°
Last elevation27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksFlash was just before fragmentation, when the object was nearing the end of it's visible path. Flash was approximately 3 times brighter than the object was during its 4-5 second path
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fragmentation happened during / slightly after the flash