Reports Report 1511ea (Event 1511-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1511-2014
Observer
NameKate Q
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThere were 7 of us walking to our cars after a frog monitoring session. 4 of us are work in the science field, the other 2 are volunteers trained for frog monitoring. 6 of us happened to be looking in the sky when it happened.
Location
AddressHenrico, VA
Latitude37° 37' 7.07'' N (37.62°)
Longitude 77° 28' 19.03'' W (-77.47°)
Elevation55.66m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-07-17 22:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2014-07-18 02:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth147.13°
First azimuth124.85°
First elevation55°
Last azimuth114.84°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length15°
RemarksIt looked like a part of a firework explosion, which is what we initially what we thought it was. a twinkly trail
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked like a firework trail