Reports Report 4030e (Event 4030-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4030-2016
Observer
NameKuster P
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI leave work at 1am. I usually make it home by 0120, however, this night I-64E was closed so I took I-71 as a detour putting me there between 125 and 130
Location
AddressLouisville, KY
Latitude38° 13' 37.93'' N (38.23°)
Longitude 85° 37' 55.71'' W (-85.63°)
Elevation160.84m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-10-18 01:25 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-10-18 05:25 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle110°
Moving
Facing azimuth52.64°
First azimuth28.94°
First elevation38°
Last azimuth43.04°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorDark Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksGlowing train, the tip changed...like a reversed firework. I noticed the tip first then the tail even though they were both there together pretty much.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe tip seemed to "spark" is the best description, it was all very quick