Reports Report 4235dy (Event 4235-2017)

Name Sam S
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Second time seeing a fireball, first time reporting one. Super neat. This one caught my eye just as I was getting in the car, so the look wasn't amazing but it lasted long enough for me to make good observations.
Address Reston, VA
Latitude 38° 55' 59.84'' N (38.933289°)
Longitude 77° 20' 18.93'' W (-77.338593°)
Elevation 112.91m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-10 21:30 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-11 02:30 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 233°
Facing azimuth 0.66°
First azimuth 24.13°
First elevation 18°
Last azimuth 353.3°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Dark Green, Green, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 0.5s
Length 15°
Remarks It did not last very long, but there was a glow that lingered for a little bit after the bright ball disappeared
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks There was no fragmentation visible, but the brightness of the object increased noticeably right before it disappeared
Observation No
Remarks -