Reports Report 31gh (Event 31-2019)

Name Tara S
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks There was a gaseous trail behind the bright fireball until it dissipated. At first I feared that it was a plane crashing until it just vanished into thin air. It was the coolest thing I've seen in awhile!!
Address Chester, VA
Latitude 37° 20' 54.85'' N (37.348569°)
Longitude 77° 21' 24.83'' W (-77.356897°)
Elevation 38.594032m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2019-01-09 06:36 EST
UT Date & Time 2019-01-09 11:36 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 106°
Facing azimuth 102.28°
First azimuth 73.04°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 108.54°
Last elevation 27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -26
Color Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
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Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
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