Reports Report 3097e (Event 3097-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3097-2019
Observer
NameAmy A
Experience Level1/5
RemarksMy 12 yo saw more than me. I’ve never seen a star leave a train like that before.
Location
AddressCharlottesville, VA
Latitude38° 9' 37.84'' N (38.16°)
Longitude 78° 25' 11.68'' W (-78.42°)
Elevation148.55m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-07-20 22:55 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-07-21 02:55 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle190°
Moving
Facing azimuth341.25°
First azimuth344.31°
First elevation52°
Last azimuth346.27°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration20s
Length15°
RemarksGlowing train and disappeared gradually over 20 + seconds
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-