Reports Report 948a (Event 948-2018)

Name Jennifer K
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I always take a look at the night sky while walking my dog, and caught sight of a reddish orange, quick moving light. I quickly realized it wasn't an aircraft as it moved down at an angle while gradually simmering out to nothing.
Address Virginia Beach, VA
Latitude 36° 50' 19.54'' N (36.838762°)
Longitude 76° 7' 46.34'' W (-76.129539°)
Elevation 2.888m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-03-09 21:10 EST
UT Date & Time 2018-03-10 02:10 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 108°
Facing azimuth 358.55°
First azimuth 345.48°
First elevation 61°
Last azimuth 9.54°
Last elevation 52°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -6
Color Orangish red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
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