Reports Report 3788j (Event 3788-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3788-2015
Observer
NameMike C
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis fell straight down not across the sky . Stood out very bright in the dark sky . Had pieces break off and left a small trail . No afterglow or smoke then got real bright and went out . I was headed north on interstate 95 . This fell a straight in front of me but a little to the left .
Location
AddressColonial Heights, VA
Latitude37° 18' 24.99'' N (37.31°)
Longitude 77° 23' 42.98'' W (-77.4°)
Elevation21.76m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-12-03 22:21 EST
UT Date & Time2015-12-04 03:21 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle
Moving
Facing azimuth343.42°
First azimuth334.75°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth338.18°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksVery fast started to break up then got real bright and went out
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksPieces broke off as it came down