Reports Report 3600aa (Event 3600-2017)

Name Rad Z
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks This is the brightest meteor I’ve seen in the past 20 years in this area
Address Potomac, MD
Latitude 39° 1' 1.2'' N (39.017°)
Longitude 77° 12' 32.08'' W (-77.20891°)
Elevation 104.82m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-07 20:35 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-08 00:35 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 268°
Facing azimuth 88.76°
First azimuth 111.21°
First elevation 83°
Last azimuth 81.55°
Last elevation 89°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Green, with orange tail
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 20°
Remarks Orange just behind the fireball and smoke trail
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The terminal flash happened near Beta Cassiopeia
Observation No
Remarks -