Reports Report 3886l (Event 3886-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3886-2017
Observer
NameJocelyn C
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt arced; was not a straight line; my time estimations are rough. Size? Larger than Venus; readily seen but circumference much smaller than moon.
Location
AddressSouthport, NC
Latitude33° 56' 16.01'' N (33.94°)
Longitude 78° 1' 54.69'' W (-78.03°)
Elevation7.67m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-10-20 19:45 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-10-20 23:45 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle238°
Moving
Facing azimuth250.48°
First azimuth269.71°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth256.91°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration6s
Length-
RemarksIt glowed. Lasted only seconds. Very thin streamer.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-