Reports Report 929bv (Event 929-2010)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 929-2010
Observer
NameJohn K
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressGreenbelt, MD
Latitude38° 56' 26.59'' N (38.94°)
Longitude 76° 54' 43.89'' W (-76.91°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2010-12-28 18:45 CDT
UT Date & Time2010-12-28 23:45 UT
Duration?
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth45°
First azimuth68°
First elevation51°
Last azimuth25°
Last elevation40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length15°
RemarksBrief glowing train
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksActually only caught the last part of the fireball (beginning with the explosion) - was followed by a spray of 6-8 white to orange fragments rapidly dimming, virtually identical to fireworks
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-