Reports Report 3996c (Event 3996-2017)

Name C S
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks It looked like it was landing in Chapel Hill/ Cary, fell rather straight but away from my position
Address Chapel Hill, NC
Latitude 35° 56' 3.72'' N (35.934367°)
Longitude 79° 1' 18.3'' W (-79.02175°)
Elevation 81.491m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-26 23:31 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-27 03:31 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up to down
Descent Angle 180°
Facing azimuth 131.22°
First azimuth 130.65°
First elevation 50°
Last azimuth 114.88°
Last elevation -
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks very short increase in brightness followed by smaller balls of light, still a single streak of light trailed
Observation Yes
Remarks A few, 2-4, light yellow/white pieces separated from the main 2-3 seconds before it all went dark.