Reports Report 6170b (Event 6170-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6170-2019
Observer
NameGerald J
Experience Level2/5
RemarksAt first I thought it was an odd plane track as it was in the local airspace of Dulles International Airport until i saw the intensity start changing as it was burning up
Location
AddressCentreville, VA
Latitude38° 48' 37.78'' N (38.81°)
Longitude 77° 29' 20.09'' W (-77.49°)
Elevation54.2m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-12-05 05:35 EST
UT Date & Time2019-12-05 10:35 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle108°
Moving
Facing azimuth63.08°
First azimuth13.38°
First elevation33°
Last azimuth66.91°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length
Remarksirregular
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarkslike a small flash of a camera
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarkssmall pieces breaking off