Reports Report 1511ca (Event 1511-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1511-2014
Observer
NameMary J
Experience Level1/5
RemarksMost incredible meteor I have ever seen!
Location
AddressRichmond, VA
Latitude37° 34' 42.5'' N (37.58°)
Longitude 77° 28' 30.1'' W (-77.48°)
Elevation58.97m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-07-17 22:18 EDT
UT Date & Time2014-07-18 02:18 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth159.26°
First azimuth25.95°
First elevation27°
Last azimuth147.95°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorBlue, green, yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksIt looked like a big fireworks....the trail looked like it had sparks. It was very bright....It was blue and yellow, the, disappeared. I thought someone had launched a rocket from the nearby train yard .
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-