Reports Report 929du (Event 929-2010)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 929-2010
Observer
NameLuis
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt seemed extremely low in the sky and it seemed like it would have hit one of the buildings nearby.
Location
AddressReston, VA
Latitude38° 55' 42.12'' N (38.93°)
Longitude 77° 13' 53.65'' W (-77.23°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2010-12-28 18:51 EST
UT Date & Time2010-12-28 23:51 UT
Duration≈4s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth45°
First azimuth140°
First elevation37°
Last azimuth-1°
Last elevation33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
Colorwhite, light blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
RemarksIt was a flash and then fragmented into about 4-5 pieces and then was gone.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-