Reports Report 6173ai (Event 6173-2020)

Observer
Name Ruth H
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It was completely quiet and still when I saw this . A white bright stick sail across the sky and dissolve into smoke as it barely descended .The smoke seemed to be lifted off of it , not trail it.
Location
Address Paris, KY
Latitude 38° 18' 26.04'' N (38.307232°)
Longitude 84° 8' 36.83'' W (-84.143563°)
Elevation 257.153351m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2020-10-31 19:36 EDT
UT Date & Time 2020-10-31 23:36 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 266°
Moving
Facing azimuth 175°
First azimuth 175°
First elevation 24°
Last azimuth 170°
Last elevation 22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -19
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length
Remarks I was looking up in the night sky and a bright white fast moving light came from the west side of the house .The length of the white glowing stick ,which looked like a quarter inch up in the sky , dissolved into smoke as it barely descended. It was visible smoke even in the dark sky .
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation Unknown
Remarks -