Reports Report 270z (Event 270-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 270-2017
Observer
NameMichael M
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI'm a night time truck driver so I see hundreds of shooting stars. This was my first fireball.
Location
AddressGettysburg, PA
Latitude39° 57' 5.04'' N (39.95°)
Longitude 77° 8' 42.25'' W (-77.15°)
Elevation170.84m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-01-25 04:15 EST
UT Date & Time2017-01-25 09:15 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle138°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth29.99°
First elevation
Last azimuth38°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-28
ColorOrange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length99.99°
RemarksGlowing train with particles in it.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFragments in the firey tail.