Reports Report 1483m (Event 1483-2018)

Name Doug B
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks saw with one companion. Very long tail, entire sighting lasted about 8-10 seconds. Faded in brightness as it progressed
Address Wilmington, DE
Latitude 39° 47' 46.64'' N (39.79629°)
Longitude 75° 31' 19.24'' W (-75.52201°)
Elevation 92.335m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-04-19 20:48 EDT
UT Date & Time 2018-04-20 00:48 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 240°
Facing azimuth 40°
First azimuth 50°
First elevation 55°
Last azimuth 340°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -15
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration -
Length -
Remarks no long-persisting train, but a very long tail as it was moving, length maybe about 6x the width of the full moon
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -