Reports Report 1511aj (Event 1511-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1511-2014
Observer
NameGarvey D
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressBethesda, MD
Latitude38° 58' 50.09'' N (38.98°)
Longitude 77° 5' 37.85'' W (-77.09°)
Elevation102.04m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-07-17 22:16 EDT
UT Date & Time2014-07-18 02:16 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth179.52°
First azimuth194.44°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth167.08°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorYellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball wasn't a neat, organized body, but looked more like a compact object in the process of breaking up, with a few debris preceding it.