Reports Report 3886h (Event 3886-2017)

Name C M
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Tonight is the Orionoid meteor shower. If it weren't for that, I'd think that I had imagined this. Appeared as if it were directly over I-95, just at the western perimeter of the Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport.
Address Pooler, GA
Latitude 32° 8' 22.87'' N (32.139685°)
Longitude 81° 14' 26.37'' W (-81.240657°)
Elevation 7.33m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-20 19:57 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-20 23:57 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From left to right
Descent Angle 90°
Facing azimuth 210.45°
First azimuth 212.57°
First elevation 35°
Last azimuth 175.44°
Last elevation 39°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks I think I did. There seem to be two or three "tails" behind a larger light. Within seconds of first sighting it got brighter and totally disappeared. Not an explosion--more like a light switch being turned off.
Observation Unknown
Remarks -