Reports Report 642f (Event 642-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 642-2020
Observer
NameKim F
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI have seen falling stars before, but this was much larger and brighter than a falling star and also had a train.
Location
AddressCharlottesville, VA
Latitude38° 4' 9.88'' N (38.07°)
Longitude 78° 40' 13.59'' W (-78.67°)
Elevation200.03m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-02-03 19:50 EST
UT Date & Time2020-02-04 00:50 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle123°
Moving
Facing azimuth281.1°
First azimuth282.87°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth288.18°
Last elevation16°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length30°
RemarksThe train was bright at first then fizzled out like a sparkler
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-