Reports Report 1337gd (Event 1337-2017)

Observer
Name Jerold G
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Only that it was incredibly amazing, never having seen anything like it in person!
Location
Address Mount Airy, NC
Latitude 36° 32' 32.98'' N (36.542494°)
Longitude 80° 44' 47.65'' W (-80.746569°)
Elevation 384.294m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-12 20:40 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-13 00:40 UT
Duration ≈20s
Direction
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 263°
Moving
Facing azimuth 191.33°
First azimuth 307.57°
First elevation 61°
Last azimuth 100.4°
Last elevation 39°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 15s
Length 10°
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks It appears to have split into 2 large pieces traveling very close to each other creating 2 interconnected circles of flames