Reports Report 4582ax (Event 4582-2017)

Name Michael N
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I thought I've seen a fireball before tonight!! I was wrong! Truly one of the most awesome things I've ever witnessed. Now I can't quit looking for more
Address Locust Grove, VA
Latitude 38° 22' 13.2'' N (38.370332°)
Longitude 77° 46' 2.03'' W (-77.76723°)
Elevation 93.334m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-24 17:00 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-24 22:00 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From left to right
Descent Angle 90°
Facing azimuth 184.61°
First azimuth 134.89°
First elevation 27°
Last azimuth 215.93°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 15°
Remarks Glowing train with smoke trail.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Quick bright flash then broke into 3 pieces
Observation Yes
Remarks Bright flash then broke into 3 pieces