Reports Report 1992bw (Event 1992-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1992-2016
Observer
NameTimothy W
Experience Level3/5
RemarksFrom my vantage it was in line between Jupiter and Mars, roughly 50% closer to Mars.
Location
AddressRichmond, VA
Latitude37° 31' 5.25'' N (37.52°)
Longitude 77° 35' 5.25'' W (-77.58°)
Elevation103.4m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-06-07 21:02 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-06-08 01:02 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle190°
Moving
Facing azimuth125.9°
First azimuth124.9°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth116.72°
Last elevation42°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI was getting my scope ready to image Mars. It appeared 15 to 20 degrees up as a large bright object and fragmented to 3 to 5 smaller that seemed to quickly burn out.