Reports Report 1261z (Event 1261-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1261-2018
Observer
NameRobert M
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI live 5 minutes north of the event and could still see a smoke trail that was very low in the bright moonlit sky.
Location
AddressDouglassville, PA
Latitude40° 17' 3.81'' N (40.28°)
Longitude 75° 44' 28.76'' W (-75.74°)
Elevation117.79m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-03-31 20:43 EDT
UT Date & Time2018-04-01 00:43 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle96°
Moving
Facing azimuth12.22°
First azimuth324.23°
First elevation41°
Last azimuth1.94°
Last elevation42°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorYellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration15s
Length40°
RemarksSmoke trail on trailing end and slight glowing trail just behind the firery ball
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-