Reports Report 3996i (Event 3996-2017)

Name Joshua J
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks It was very bright and at 1st we thought it was a plane but then it broke off into 3 pieces. It was 1st time I had every seen something like this. It was pretty cool!
Address Kinston, NC
Latitude 35° 17' 41.2'' N (35.294777°)
Longitude 77° 38' 48.32'' W (-77.646755°)
Elevation 33.673m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-26 23:30 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-27 03:30 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 262°
Facing azimuth 275.04°
First azimuth 278.38°
First elevation 90°
Last azimuth 119.83°
Last elevation 45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -28
Color Pink, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks Shhhhhhhhhh
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 10°
Remarks Broke off into 3 pieces
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Broke off into 3 pieces