Reports Report 2285b (Event 2285-2017)

Name Thomas L
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I've been interested in looking at the heavens for most of my life (I'm 68) and have had telescopes since I was 10.
Address Chester, VA
Latitude 37° 21' 26.68'' N (37.35741°)
Longitude 77° 28' 26.72'' W (-77.47409°)
Elevation 57.582m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-07-14 22:40 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-07-15 02:40 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 188°
Facing azimuth -
First azimuth -
First elevation -
Last azimuth 200°
Last elevation 60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Light Yellow to White with a hint of Bluish-White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks An instantaneous very brief brightening with an expansions of the light in 360 degrees.
Observation Unknown
Remarks With the terminal brightening there seemed to be some light streaks expanding out from the bright terminal flash.