Reports Report 5480bl (Event 5480-2018)

Name Tom M
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks -
Address Huntingtown, MD
Latitude 38° 37' 42.18'' N (38.628382°)
Longitude 76° 33' 46.36'' W (-76.562878°)
Elevation 38.816795m
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 249°
Facing azimuth 164.85°
First azimuth 210.79°
First elevation 23°
Last azimuth 132.78°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -14
Color Light Green, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Just before meeting the horizon, I saw a final multi-fragmentation and a brighter flash.
Observation Yes
Remarks Throughout most of it's trajectory it 'fizzled' and at about 3/5 through it's range a noticeable chunk separated and briefly made it's own tail.