Reports Report 4724a (Event 4724-2017)

Name diana m
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I am 63 and this is one of the most unusual events which I have ever observed. It was low, definitely on fire, clear night. Not ball lightning.
Address Mills River, NC
Latitude 35° 24' 34.31'' N (35.40953°)
Longitude 82° 32' 37.36'' W (-82.54371°)
Elevation 647.443m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-05 22:15 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-10-06 02:15 UT
Duration ≈45s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 260°
Facing azimuth 60°
First azimuth 147.31°
First elevation 15°
Last azimuth 145.41°
Last elevation 15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -
Color Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks almost like sizzling
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 45s
Length 20°
Remarks red sizzling train disappeared over house and trees
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -