Reports Report 3956h (Event 3956-2017)

Name John Z
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks The tail on the fireball was much times longer than a regular meteor. The shape was thicker in front, its trailing tail quite substantial. This is my fourth fireball siting in my life. So exciting! I was driving at the time and my time and placement in the sky estimates are quite approximate.
Address Baltimore, MD
Latitude 39° 15' 46.24'' N (39.262845°)
Longitude 76° 40' 18.79'' W (-76.671886°)
Elevation 47.034m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-24 22:25 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-25 02:25 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 243°
Facing azimuth 46.98°
First azimuth 53.06°
First elevation 37°
Last azimuth -
Last elevation 21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -15
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -