Reports Report 1511cd (Event 1511-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1511-2014
Observer
NameJake D
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was larger/brighter than anything I have seen in the Richmond area. A friend facing away saw the ground illuminate in front of him. A low boom/rumble several seconds after may have been related. Saw this "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCemrCO3l1I" on the morning news as well.
Location
AddressMechanicsville, VA
Latitude37° 35' 4.05'' N (37.58°)
Longitude 77° 15' 4.85'' W (-77.25°)
Elevation58.76m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-07-17 22:15 EDT
UT Date & Time2014-07-18 02:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth169.54°
First azimuth180.74°
First elevation75°
Last azimuth163.95°
Last elevation50°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorLight Green, orange, flared half through
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksApprox. 15 seconds after the sighting there were 2 low "booms". Not positive it was related, but have never heard that before.
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration1s
Length15°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBrightest flare I have seen with a long tail. Half way through it flared up and fragmented.