Reports Report 1553c (Event 1553-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1553-2012
Observer
NameBrian O
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressTuscumbia , AL
Latitude34° 42' 58.38'' N (34.72°)
Longitude 87° 50' 1.08'' W (-87.83°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-10-19 02:35 CDT
UT Date & Time2012-10-19 07:35 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth303.72°
First azimuth-1°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth-1°
Last elevation90°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
ColorBlue/ white
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
RemarksNothing was in a car
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length10°
RemarksDriving west on hwy 72. Was a large flash that lit up the sky looked like lightning but it was a clear night. Look up to see the trail that lasted about 10 seconds. It was on a east west track
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLarge flash lit sky similar to lightning. Trail burned about 10 sec
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-