Reports Report 1490aj (Event 1490-2011)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1490-2011
Observer
NameAdam
Experience Level4/5
RemarksSeriously something that blew me away... i've seen many meteors but none like this one... I mean it lasted for 4 LONG seconds... long enough for me to tell me fiance to look up and she saw it as well... I really got chills after seeing this. AWESOME!!!!
Location
AddressLONDON, KY
Latitude37° 6' 56.19'' N (37.12°)
Longitude 84° 6' 46.04'' W (-84.11°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2011-12-07 23:30 EST
UT Date & Time2011-12-08 04:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth326.45°
First azimuth312.84°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth277.72°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorBLUE
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length
RemarksThis was a BRIGHT BLUE it got brighter as it went... the smoke trail was massive.. this was something i'd truly NEVER seen... The event literally lit up the sky for about 4 seconds... you could almost make out a round object... it was so magnificent that it took me by surprise. So much in fact that it startled me for a moment... something that should definitely be investigated...
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe flash was brilliant in color and it honestly looked like a ball of some object almost metallic..
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-