Reports Report 5510g (Event 5510-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5510-2019
Observer
NameAnthony P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksHave seen several fireballs over the past 5-10 years, but this was the brightest and largest. Extremely large and bright.
Location
AddressHiwassee, VA
Latitude37° 0' 0.31'' N (37°)
Longitude 80° 33' 17.68'' W (-80.55°)
Elevation732.44m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-11-06 18:22 EST
UT Date & Time2019-11-06 23:22 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle245°
Moving
Facing azimuth232.32°
First azimuth239.94°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth203.36°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorLight Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length40°
RemarksGlowing white trail, thin, fireball was large, as big as 10 or so in diameter, train disappeared within a second behind the fireball.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-