Reports Report 2621j (Event 2621-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2621-2015
Observer
NameRachel H
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressNew Market, AL
Latitude34° 49' 57.24'' N (34.83°)
Longitude 86° 27' 49.33'' W (-86.46°)
Elevation224.69m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-10-22 03:48 CDT
UT Date & Time2015-10-22 08:48 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle30°
Moving
Facing azimuth26.46°
First azimuth47.33°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth34.58°
Last elevation27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length15°
RemarksThere was a glowing train that faded to a smoke trail, and then dissipated
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksApproximately three seconds into the glowing to smoking train, there was a brilliant white flash that lit up a significant quadrant of the sky with faint indications of possible fragmentation (white, and very short lived).
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThere were very faint and short white radiants from the brilliant white flash before the flash disappeared completely.