Reports Report 5441kp (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameKatie H
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI first noticed there was something in the sky because I saw a bright flash like lightning light up the area above us, then noticed the fireball. We were in a moving vehicle upon sighting.
Location
AddressCulpeper, VA
Latitude38° 26' 54.14'' N (38.45°)
Longitude 77° 58' 11.41'' W (-77.97°)
Elevation116.95m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:27 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:27 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle162°
Moving
Facing azimuth286.72°
First azimuth328.24°
First elevation44°
Last azimuth321.41°
Last elevation37°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorYellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length10°
Remarkssmoke train
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-