Reports Report 1663a (Event 1663-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1663-2020
Observer
NameClark G
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis was among the two brightest, most significant gazing events in my life.
Location
AddressBlacksburg, VA
Latitude37° 13' 29.79'' N (37.22°)
Longitude 80° 24' 16.37'' W (-80.4°)
Elevation661.95m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-04-07 22:20 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-04-08 02:20 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle80°
Moving
Facing azimuth50.22°
First azimuth64.8°
First elevation82°
Last azimuth336.8°
Last elevation80°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length20°
RemarksLingering glow
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksStarted brighter, then faded somewhat along trail. Sparkles along sides of trail.