Reports Report 3097m (Event 3097-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3097-2019
Observer
NameLauren H
Experience Level2/5
RemarksWe had 5 people witness this on a clear night with low light pollution. However, we were under trees near a backyard fire.
Location
AddressSwanton, MD
Latitude39° 29' 51.54'' N (39.5°)
Longitude 79° 17' 26.43'' W (-79.29°)
Elevation779.06m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-07-20 22:40 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-07-21 02:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle88°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth280°
First elevation80°
Last azimuth90°
Last elevation60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration8s
Length60°
RemarksIt was a glowing train in a straight direction. However, it was directly overhead and we were under trees and only saw the length described above.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksA 1-2 sec bright light, similar to headlight or search light from overhead
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-