Reports Report 1337bh (Event 1337-2017)

Name Lauren G
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks This website came up right when I googled fireball and it has great knowledge and information. Seeing this tonight is going to make me want to learn more about fireballs and the amazing rarity it was to see one tonight
Address Concord, NC
Latitude 35° 23' 17.68'' N (35.388244°)
Longitude 80° 33' 55.83'' W (-80.565508°)
Elevation 199.619m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-12 20:43 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-13 00:43 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 277°
Facing azimuth 248.14°
First azimuth 251.73°
First elevation 63°
Last azimuth 100.24°
Last elevation 55°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -12
Color Yellow, Light Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 10°
Remarks It was very bright going extremely fast and it got smaller and burned off i was able to watch it as it got smaller and left a trail of brown red it was amazing
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks It looked like as it burnt off there was specs in the trail it left