Reports Report 3717a (Event 3717-2017)

Observer
Name Greg C
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks -
Location
Address Petersburg, WV
Latitude 39° 7' 46.68'' N (39.129632°)
Longitude 79° 1' 52.42'' W (-79.031227°)
Elevation 549.16m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-13 20:30 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-14 00:30 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 265°
Moving
Facing azimuth 270°
First azimuth 270°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 45°
Last elevation 45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -6
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks I was in a Cessna at 8000ft MSL. I did not see the fireball itself. The entire sky in front of me from 180 to 360 from horizon to zenith flashed. Other pilots also saw the flash. One was near Johnstown , PA
Fragmentation
Observation Unknown
Remarks -