Reports Report 3623a (Event 3623-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3623-2015
Observer
NameMark S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThat was the first time I have ever seen such a large, bright meteor. It was amazing. I wish I could have heard it but was in my car with the radio on.
Location
AddressDurham, NC
Latitude36° 0' 34.59'' N (36.01°)
Longitude 78° 54' 36.37'' W (-78.91°)
Elevation120.38m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-11-23 20:19 EST
UT Date & Time2015-11-24 01:19 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth315°
First azimuth315°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth315°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
Colorwhite, purple, yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe downward streak got very bright white and larger and purple as it was nearing the treeline
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-