Reports Report 1511ft (Event 1511-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1511-2014
Observer
NameMary C
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThought it was the biggest shooting star I had even seen. Then read about it on WRAL online.
Location
AddressWilmington, NC
Latitude34° 12' 3.77'' N (34.2°)
Longitude 77° 53' 18.09'' W (-77.89°)
Elevation11.7m
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 left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth332.19°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth55.33°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorYellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksall of a sudden it appeared like an explosion, then traveled across the sky downward and then gone
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-