Reports Report 3734j (Event 3734-2017)

Name dixie s
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks this was the coolest thing ever. big, bright with a tail and close
Address Schuyler, VA
Latitude 37° 47' 19'' N (37.78861°)
Longitude 78° 42' 20.3'' W (-78.70564°)
Elevation 136.247m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-15 23:15 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-16 03:15 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 111°
Facing azimuth 263.58°
First azimuth 270.28°
First elevation 27°
Last azimuth 275.69°
Last elevation 28°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks the flash was a few seconds after the view of the meteor and it reminded me of lightening that was far away. no sound. i did notice the wind began to blow in small gusts shortly after the event
Observation Yes
Remarks the tail was breaking up and burning out .the fireball was very large and close and bright white