Reports Report 1775fh (Event 1775-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1775-2019
Observer
NameKaushiki V
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was so cool! i thought it was a firework at first, but then i thought it was a shooting star. Then i saw a trail of fire or smoke following the fireball. Great experience! Kinda freaky...
Location
AddressLeesburg, VA
Latitude39° 10' 59.62'' N (39.18°)
Longitude 77° 33' 39.79'' W (-77.56°)
Elevation159.94m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-04-16 22:58 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-04-17 02:58 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle99°
Moving
Facing azimuth74.15°
First azimuth36.03°
First elevation43°
Last azimuth133.17°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI thought it was a firework
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-