Reports Report 3844s (Event 3844-2017)

Name Robin W
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks it was substantial in size not like a shooting star I have seen in the past and it was falling straight down basically- my initial thought was Oh God its a plane falling as we are in path of airport landings
Address Belmont, NC
Latitude 35° 10' 41.96'' N (35.178322°)
Longitude 81° 1' 16.42'' W (-81.021227°)
Elevation 204.52m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-18 21:40 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-19 01:40 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 176°
Facing azimuth 133.37°
First azimuth 129.74°
First elevation 62°
Last azimuth 140.53°
Last elevation 35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -24
Color Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks seems to spark some as it was falling then instantly it was gone. Both my daughter and I saw it at the same time while driving home in dark area