Reports Report 5141aa (Event 5141-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5141-2019
Observer
Namemark A
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe ball appeared to be coming straight and moving very fast I estimated it was over 30 miles away and yet it appeared quite large. There were several cars traveling in that direction I am sure i was not the only one that saw it
Location
AddressReed City, MI
Latitude43° 52' 9.35'' N (43.87°)
Longitude 85° 31' 58.06'' W (-85.53°)
Elevation349.3m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-10-18 20:32 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-10-19 00:32 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle179°
Moving
Facing azimuth181.36°
First azimuth178.31°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth179.3°
Last elevation57°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length
Remarksa glowing trail that appeared to be pieces from the object
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe pieces became smaller as the were farther behind the object