Reports Report 3886l (Event 3886-2017)

Name Jocelyn C
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks It arced; was not a straight line; my time estimations are rough. Size? Larger than Venus; readily seen but circumference much smaller than moon.
Address Southport, NC
Latitude 33° 56' 16.01'' N (33.93778°)
Longitude 78° 1' 54.69'' W (-78.031857°)
Elevation 7.666m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-20 19:45 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-20 23:45 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 238°
Facing azimuth 250.48°
First azimuth 269.71°
First elevation 25°
Last azimuth 256.91°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 6s
Length -
Remarks It glowed. Lasted only seconds. Very thin streamer.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -