Reports Report 3837fu (Event 3837-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3837-2017
Observer
NameDoug L
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI was driving at the time I saw the fireball
Location
AddressAbingdon, MD
Latitude39° 26' 44.52'' N (39.45°)
Longitude 76° 19' 58.65'' W (-76.33°)
Elevation20.79m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-10-18 15:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-10-18 19:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth63.78°
First azimuth63.51°
First elevation33°
Last azimuth63.94°
Last elevation33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorYellow, Light Yellow, Brown, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
Remarkslong grey tail
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarkslike a firework went off at the end of the grey smoke trail
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksit looked like a firework went off at the end with falling burning embers. it resembled airplane chaff falling in the sky