Reports Report 2621k (Event 2621-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2621-2015
Observer
NameSusan E. S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe time was approx. between 3:40am and 4:30am. I've been watching meteors showers for 30 yrs & have never seen as bright as this before!
Location
AddressCullowhee, NC
Latitude35° 18' 36.02'' N (35.31°)
Longitude 83° 7' 30.89'' W (-83.13°)
Elevation685.51m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-10-22 04:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2015-10-22 08:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle112°
Moving
Facing azimuth280.09°
First azimuth253.94°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth290.9°
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorYellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration7s
Length
RemarksI do not understand the degree question so my answer may be all wrong. The trail seemed to glow initially, then dissipated slowly. I did not have a watch so am guessing at the 7 seconds.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksVery bright initial flash...I was stunned!
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-