Reports Report 4844ad (Event 4844-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4844-2016
Observer
NameKimberly A
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressCallaway, MD
Latitude38° 14' 16.8'' N (38.24°)
Longitude 76° 31' 20.58'' W (-76.52°)
Elevation29.69m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-12-02 17:19 EST
UT Date & Time2016-12-02 22:19 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle97°
Moving
Facing azimuth4.89°
First azimuth357.93°
First elevation47°
Last azimuth6.53°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2.5s
Length25°
RemarksThere was a green, glowing train that illuminated the path of the fireball
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a bright flash, similar to that of a firework, that lasted for a couple of seconds
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt seemed as if the size of the fireball expanded, or burst into 2-3 separate pieces, then the color lingered for a second before it disappeared.