Reports Report 1992z (Event 1992-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1992-2016
Observer
NameHeidi M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was close and very bright white. It was still light out. No stars were visable yet. Larger than any shooting star I have seen. Moving from my right to left as I was driving south. I was hoping to see where it landed but trees obstructed my view.
Location
AddressLothian, MD
Latitude38° 48' 9.39'' N (38.8°)
Longitude 76° 35' 53.95'' W (-76.6°)
Elevation39.51m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-06-07 20:54 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-06-08 00:54 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle246°
Moving
Facing azimuth163.84°
First azimuth200.29°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth92.41°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length20°
RemarksWhite and falling apart it was close to me crossing over my path on the road.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksLike pieces in trail burning out