Reports Report 3886g (Event 3886-2017)

Name Steve H
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks I was shocked how low it was in the sky. My line of sight was impeded by the tall pines but I initially saw it under the tree-tops off in the close distance and then lost it in the denser trees.
Address Waynesboro, GA
Latitude 33° 0' 59'' N (33.016388°)
Longitude 81° 58' 21.77'' W (-81.972713°)
Elevation 96.006m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-20 19:46 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-20 23:46 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From left to right
Descent Angle 90°
Facing azimuth 137.58°
First azimuth 102.06°
First elevation 23°
Last azimuth 158.6°
Last elevation 23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -14
Color Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Looked like sparklers coming off the coma and extended all the way down the tail....saw it through planted stand of tall pines