Reports Report 1238f (Event 1238-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1238-2012
Observer
NameJennifer S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI went outside to see the Blue Moon. I was looking at the moon when I saw a light streaking under it. It came from the west and was going east. What an unexpected treat! RIP Mr. Armstrong!
Location
AddressKnoxville, TN
Latitude35° 55' 40.03'' N (35.93°)
Longitude 84° 5' 7.6'' W (-84.09°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-08-31 23:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2012-09-01 03:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth71.58°
First azimuth274.87°
First elevation46°
Last azimuth95.37°
Last elevation46°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
ColorYellowish-white
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2.5s
Length10°
RemarksThe train was yellowish-white, glowing and very visible. It lasted for about 2-3 seconds.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-