Reports Report 3788d (Event 3788-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3788-2015
Observer
NamePam R
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressWashington, DC
Latitude38° 55' 24.5'' N (38.92°)
Longitude 77° 5' 32.82'' W (-77.09°)
Elevation76.9m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-12-03 22:20 EST
UT Date & Time2015-12-04 03:20 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle188°
Moving
Facing azimuth267.08°
First azimuth269.53°
First elevation56°
Last azimuth270.14°
Last elevation28°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt appeared as a bright object that left a short shimmering trail. The object expanded slightly as it fell straight down to earth and seemed fragmented and irregular in shape before it and the trail were extinguished. It flared and died in less than a second.