Reports Report 1989f (Event 1989-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1989-2014
Observer
NameAmelia W
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was uncommonly bright, over a golf course. It looked at first like a lone trail from a fireworks display, but it was a single entity, and nobody was around wIth fireworks. It seemed very close to the earth
Location
AddressChevy Chase, MD
Latitude38° 58' 22.09'' N (38.97°)
Longitude 77° 4' 39.2'' W (-77.08°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-08-26 20:29 EDT
UT Date & Time2014-08-27 00:29 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth270°
First azimuth270°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth270°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
Coloryellow center, orangey toward periphery, sparks trailing
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksYellow white sparks with smoke trail
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe sparks seemed to be falling off, and the center got smaller until it seemed to burn itself out in the atmosphere