Reports Report 3097bb (Event 3097-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3097-2019
Observer
NameWhitney M
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressMillboro, VA
Latitude37° 58' 1.61'' N (37.97°)
Longitude 79° 40' 42.15'' W (-79.68°)
Elevation412.65m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-07-20 21:45 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-07-21 01:45 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle289°
Moving
Facing azimuth6.81°
First azimuth15.07°
First elevation67°
Last azimuth4.68°
Last elevation64°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration20s
Length-
RemarksExtremely bright burst of light followed by a long glowing trail that started off greenish glowed white for 15-20 seconds and then slowly faded away.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI was not looking at the sky when the explosion occurred but the whole sky lit up extremely white and bright for a moment then I turned to look out over the porch and saw the very long trail glowing straight across the sky.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-