Reports Report 377c (Event 377-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 377-2015
Observer
NameScott G
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressFredericksburg, VA
Latitude38° 18' 18.98'' N (38.31°)
Longitude 77° 27' 2.02'' W (-77.45°)
Elevation22.67m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-02-13 06:12 EST
UT Date & Time2015-02-13 11:12 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle99°
Moving
Facing azimuth1.31°
First azimuth307.59°
First elevation28°
Last azimuth25.31°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration15s
Length12°
RemarksThe trail after visual of the fireball was lost, lasted approximately 15 seconds and was illuminated by astronomical twilight.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFrom first sight to last, approximately 4 pieces fragmented from the leading fireball, all glowing solid bright white. Each illuminated object lasted no more than 3-4 seconds each. There was no terminal flash from the object when it disappeared over the tree line.