Reports Report 2709ac (Event 2709-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2709-2013
Observer
NameTimothy D
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI've watched a small number of meteor showers, and know what high altitude tracks look like. This was different - hard to explain, but it looked close.
Location
AddressEldersburg, MD
Latitude39° 24' 46.24'' N (39.41°)
Longitude 76° 55' 57.19'' W (-76.93°)
Elevation170.12m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-11-01 21:05 EDT
UT Date & Time2013-11-02 01:05 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth87.83°
First azimuth86.59°
First elevation61°
Last azimuth86.49°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorBlue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksMoved from zenith down towards horizon, began dim then brightened, final very bright flare
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-