Reports Report 3996v (Event 3996-2017)

Name Melissa H
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Myself and 3 others witnessed it.
Address Roanoke, VA
Latitude 37° 19' 33.84'' N (37.326066°)
Longitude 79° 56' 51.68'' W (-79.947688°)
Elevation 318.314m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-26 23:33 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-27 03:33 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 255°
Facing azimuth 345.95°
First azimuth 347.82°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 346.68°
Last elevation 29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -19
Color Blue, Orange, Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks A rushing noise, such as a jet, only not as loud.
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 20s
Length 15°
Remarks Glowing train, didn't change, it was orange and blue in color
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks The fireball split into two at the end of our viewing. It appeared as if one part bounced off to somewhere.