Reports Report 340ads (Event 340-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 340-2016
Observer
NameJames H
Experience Level3/5
Remarksn/a
Location
AddressWashington, DC
Latitude38° 55' 47.39'' N (38.93°)
Longitude 77° 3' 18.33'' W (-77.06°)
Elevation67.38m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-01-30 18:00 EST
UT Date & Time2016-01-30 23:00 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle251°
Moving
Facing azimuth243.7°
First azimuth323.31°
First elevation49°
Last azimuth305.46°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-26
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length20°
Remarksthe trail was white hot just like the fireball. No real changes. Just disappeared in a matter of seconds back out of the atmosphere, it seemed. Thought it was a shooting star.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe front of the fireball with flickering bright like a welding torch. I couldn't say to what degree, but I noticed an "explosion of light" in the short time I noticed it.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-