Reports Report 3638atr (Event 3638-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3638-2014
Observer
NameChad W
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis looked very low above us and the fireball ended in view. It did not pass over the horizon. It looked as if a sparkler were falling and leaving bright sparks in it's wake. The most dazzling and closest fireball I have ever seen.
Location
AddressFrederick, MD
Latitude39° 21' 40.22'' N (39.36°)
Longitude 77° 26' 37.91'' W (-77.44°)
Elevation97.36m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-12-29 18:15 EST
UT Date & Time2014-12-29 23:15 UT
Duration?
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth246.22°
First azimuth226.12°
First elevation23°
Last azimuth271°
Last elevation22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
ColorSilver/White with gold sparks like a sparkler
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
RemarksThere was a sparkling streak behind it and it looked as if it were breaking apart.
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
RemarksThere was a sparkling streak behind it and it looked as if it were breaking apart.