Reports Report 340agv (Event 340-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 340-2016
Observer
NameS M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe fireball was so bright and unexpected that I thought it was fireworks, especially with the blue color at the end.
Location
AddressWarrenton, VA
Latitude38° 43' 13.43'' N (38.72°)
Longitude 77° 47' 49.44'' W (-77.8°)
Elevation193.7m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-01-30 18:15 EST
UT Date & Time2016-01-30 23:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle248°
Moving
Facing azimuth5.59°
First azimuth16.62°
First elevation44°
Last azimuth348.67°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorLight Blue, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe flash turned blue.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-