Reports Report 1362eh (Event 1362-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1362-2017
Observer
NameWayne F
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe fireball came from behind me, it was bright orange and low in the sky, it went dark before it traveled fully across the sky. There was fairly solid cloud cover at the time. It appeared to have a slight downward arc as it traveled. Observation time is approximate +/- 5 minutes.
Location
AddressBarboursville, VA
Latitude38° 11' 8.99'' N (38.19°)
Longitude 78° 17' 20.54'' W (-78.29°)
Elevation161.41m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-04-14 23:45 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-04-15 03:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle98°
Moving
Facing azimuth249.09°
First azimuth248.94°
First elevation26°
Last azimuth248.25°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-