Reports Report 5441abw (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
Name Kathleen T
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI was driving at the time and it honestly looked like it was a bolt of lightning at first but I had no idea it was a fireball.
Location
AddressVinton, VA
Latitude37° 15' 44.73'' N (37.26°)
Longitude 79° 50' 36.82'' W (-79.84°)
Elevation297.61m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle265°
Moving
Facing azimuth318.34°
First azimuth314.44°
First elevation29°
Last azimuth-
Last elevation27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-