Reports Report 929eb (Event 929-2010)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 929-2010
Observer
NameClinton
Experience Level1/5
Remarksthis think looked big, about half the size of the moon and appeared very close.
Location
AddressVirginia Beach, VA
Latitude36° 50' 42.78'' N (36.85°)
Longitude 76° 8' 12.48'' W (-76.14°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2010-12-28 18:56 EDT
UT Date & Time2010-12-28 23:56 UT
Duration≈4s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth45°
First azimuth135°
First elevation85°
Last azimuth162°
Last elevation68°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
Colorred-orangeish, but yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length40°
Remarksit had fragments of broken off pieces in it which were orangeish the train was yellowish.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarkssmall bits and pieces flew off initially, and then it exploded at the end and the fragments went everywhere, some fragments even kept going the direction of travel.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-