Reports Report 1561ok (Event 1561-2019)

Name Michael Z
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Driving South on US1 near Moncure, light, high clouds, fireball appeared over US1 moving W to E with long tail. Viewed glow through the high clouds. Driving at 70 MPH difficult to tell when it disappeared or exact color. First time to have seen this...once in a life time?
Address Holly Springs, NC
Latitude 35° 36' 24.96'' N (35.606933°)
Longitude 79° 6' 17.39'' W (-79.10483°)
Elevation 81.661339m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2019-04-04 06:52 EDT
UT Date & Time 2019-04-04 10:52 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 269°
Facing azimuth 215°
First azimuth 300°
First elevation 60°
Last azimuth 140°
Last elevation 35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Light Blue
Concurrent Sound
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Delayed Sound
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Persistent train
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Terminal flash
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