Reports Report 5480p (Event 5480-2018)

Name Dwayne T
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks This was bar far the longest lasting fireball I have seen. Very fast moving covering more than a foot of arc at arms length in 2-3 seconds.
Address Pocomoke City, MD
Latitude 38° 3' 43.71'' N (38.062141°)
Longitude 75° 33' 10.27'' W (-75.552852°)
Elevation 8.146067m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-10 16:57 EST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-10 21:57 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 250°
Facing azimuth 91.83°
First azimuth 129.07°
First elevation 32°
Last azimuth 87.48°
Last elevation 19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Light Green, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration -
Length -
Remarks Easily a width of my thumb at arms length. Changing brightness and getting very bright just before finishing.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Resembled trailing sparkles