Reports Report 1511cq (Event 1511-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1511-2014
Observer
NameTaylor L
Experience Level2/5
Remarks#1 most spectacular sky observation of my current human experience
Location
AddressRoanoke, VA
Latitude37° 16' 15.45'' N (37.27°)
Longitude 79° 56' 29.21'' W (-79.94°)
Elevation285.34m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-07-17 21:25 EDT
UT Date & Time2014-07-18 01:25 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth99.36°
First azimuth90.85°
First elevation20°
Last azimuth102.93°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length-
Remarksbright glowing orange/red fire train/tail about 8 times longer than the glowing white ball
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksinstantly after the fireball disappeared from my view behind the buildings i saw dim flashes, slightly scattered, similar to fireworks or in-cloud heat lightning, in a small dome-ish radius
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-