Observer Name Mary J Experience Level 1/5 Remarks Most incredible meteor I have ever seen!
Location Address Richmond, VA Latitude 37° 34' 42.5'' N (37.58°) Longitude 77° 28' 30.1'' W (-77.48°) Elevation 58.97m
Time and Duration Local Date & Time 2014-07-17 22:18 EDT UT Date & Time 2014-07-18 02:18 UT Duration ≈3.5s
Direction Moving direction From up right to down left Descent Angle 225°
Moving Facing azimuth 159.26° First azimuth 25.95° First elevation 27° Last azimuth 147.95° Last elevation 8°
Brightness and color Stellar Magnitude -20 Color Blue, green, yellow
Concurrent Sound Observation No Remarks -
Delayed Sound Observation No Remarks -
Persistent train Observation Yes Duration 1s Length 5° Remarks It looked like a big fireworks....the trail looked like it had sparks. It was very bright....It was blue and yellow, the, disappeared. I thought someone had launched a rocket from the nearby train yard .
Terminal flash Observation Yes Remarks -
Fragmentation Observation Unknown Remarks -