Reports Report 1775h (Event 1775-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1775-2019
Observer
NameLeah B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI've observed one other fireball in Virginia 3 years ago and learned about it months later in a planetary geology class at George Mason University. I knew this was a fireball the moment I saw it.
Location
AddressHollins, VA
Latitude37° 21' 48.05'' N (37.36°)
Longitude 79° 56' 38.48'' W (-79.94°)
Elevation345.19m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-04-16 23:15 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-04-17 03:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle124°
Moving
Facing azimuth42.73°
First azimuth51.31°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth77.07°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorLight Blue, Green, Light Green, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksGlowing
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBig bright flare of first white and then green light. Flared up and then burned down to a glow before disappearing
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-