Reports Report 1511h (Event 1511-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1511-2014
Observer
NamePeter B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was the brightest meteor I've ever seen as I walked out it was like bright lightning. People are posting on Facebook that their houses shook in our area.
Location
AddressChester, VA
Latitude37° 19' 45.57'' N (37.33°)
Longitude 77° 27' 17.87'' W (-77.45°)
Elevation51.19m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-07-17 22:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2014-07-18 02:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth127.43°
First azimuth125.07°
First elevation62°
Last azimuth119.33°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksWe thought we heard a boom a little while after.
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was flashing like lightning
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was breaking up as it went down