Reports Report 620k (Event 620-2013)

Name Alan C
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I actually thought it was fireworks at first until how long it lasted and how far it traveled.
Address Statesville, NC
Latitude 35° 52' 57.91'' N (35.882752°)
Longitude 80° 51' 3'' W (-80.850832°)
Elevation 263.587952m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2013-03-16 20:45 EDT
UT Date & Time 2013-03-17 00:45 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 135°
Facing azimuth 280.75°
First azimuth 136.73°
First elevation 55°
Last azimuth 283.64°
Last elevation 29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -26
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks I did not here.Mom heard thunder sound after bright flash. Her house is roughly 1000 feet away across farm. Dogs went crazy. Seen the flash over her house.
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 10°
Remarks Thin smoke trail that went away quickly
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Exploded into 4-6 pieces
Observation Yes
Remarks -