Reports Report 1337bc (Event 1337-2017)

Name Willie A
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I thought it was a low flying plane before I saw the tail. It did not burn out but sailed across the entire visible sky until I lost it in the tree canopy.
Address Charlotte, NC
Latitude 35° 9' 43.27'' N (35.16202°)
Longitude 80° 46' 11.14'' W (-80.76976°)
Elevation 218.784m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-12 20:50 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-13 00:50 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 264°
Facing azimuth 196.96°
First azimuth -
First elevation 14°
Last azimuth 119.04°
Last elevation 21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -25
Color Orange yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks Neighbors music too loud to hear anything else.
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 10s
Length 40°
Remarks Very long and red at the start
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -