Reports Report 1511fy (Event 1511-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1511-2014
Observer
NameLuis and Ann A
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressAshland, VA
Latitude37° 41' 53.15'' N (37.7°)
Longitude 77° 26' 7.36'' W (-77.44°)
Elevation60.76m
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 to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth133.93°
First azimuth134.68°
First elevation37°
Last azimuth135.11°
Last elevation22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
Colorwhite, yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
Remarkswhistle, like a bottle rocket (distant)
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length15°
Remarkslike a firework, sparkline, no smoke, but disintegrating into small bright white components - could hear a whistling sound as it passed over (not as lout as a "Killer Bee", but like a distant bottle rocket).
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksdisintegrating firework sparkling and whistling sound as it passed overhead