Reports Report 3191z (Event 3191-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3191-2019
Observer
NameSalvatore P
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI am a retired air traffic controller of 33 years with certifications for limited weather observations in a control tower and airport environment.
Location
AddressSalisbury, NC
Latitude35° 44' 18.97'' N (35.74°)
Longitude 80° 29' 42.51'' W (-80.5°)
Elevation233.57m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-07-24 22:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-07-25 02:30 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle110°
Moving
Facing azimuth360°
First azimuth360°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth100°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorPurple, Pink, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length30°
RemarksThe train was half the length of the sky. It was white from the trailing edge for about 2/3's its length then turned pink to purple.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-