Reports Report 5480ap (Event 5480-2018)

Name Lou J
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks It sure was pretty, never saw such a blue fireball.
Address , MD
Latitude 39° 29' 46.46'' N (39.496239°)
Longitude 76° 19' 44.88'' W (-76.329133°)
Elevation 96.045837m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-10 16:45 EST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-10 21:45 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 258°
Facing azimuth 119.79°
First azimuth 157.91°
First elevation 39°
Last azimuth 113.66°
Last elevation 29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Light Blue
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks It was at Max intensity when I first saw it. It did not streak fast, glided along steady, bright blue, broke up as it faded, trees obscured the view after that.