Reports Report 31dc (Event 31-2019)

Observer
Name James S
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks This is the largest, brightest meteor I've seen in my 48 years. It was in the direction of the rising sun, which I found to be most unusual.
Location
Address Ruckersville, VA
Latitude 38° 18' 13.42'' N (38.303727°)
Longitude 78° 27' 59.48'' W (-78.466521°)
Elevation 196.478134m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2019-01-09 06:35 EST
UT Date & Time 2019-01-09 11:35 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Direction
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 80°
Moving
Facing azimuth 136.81°
First azimuth 103.47°
First elevation 61°
Last azimuth 223.65°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Orange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation Unknown
Remarks -