Reports Report 2839a (Event 2839-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2839-2015
Observer
NameMark H
Experience Level3/5
RemarksFar slower than any meteor seen before. Clear dust trail. Not aircraft, far too bright. Not firework, altitude too high at first sighting. I have video.
Location
AddressAtlanta, GA
Latitude33° 55' 2.6'' N (33.92°)
Longitude 84° 21' 34.48'' W (-84.36°)
Elevation304.25m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-10-30 19:22 EDT
UT Date & Time2015-10-30 23:22 UT
Duration≈45s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle167°
Moving
Facing azimuth104.9°
First azimuth104.45°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth102.13°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration15s
Length
RemarksGlowing particles in trail
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksFragmentation into smoke and spark
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksDust cloud behind, hot sparks.