Reports Report 929ap (Event 929-2010)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 929-2010
Observer
NameNina
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI was sitting on my balcony (I live on the the third floor). While I was sitting out there I saw an extremely bright white light, it almost looked like it was coming towards me. It looked very similar to a headlight on an airplane but much closer than any airplane could get (safely). I was speechless at what I was seeing. As it headed over my apartment, I turned sideways in my seat to continue watching it. I then saw the long "tail" also white in color attached to the bright white light. I could only see so much until it was out of my view so I did not see if it continued or fizzled out. It was an amazing sight.
Location
AddressEphrata, PA
Latitude40° 10' 47.34'' N (40.18°)
Longitude 76° 10' 43.82'' W (-76.18°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2010-12-28 18:45 EST
UT Date & Time2010-12-28 23:45 UT
Duration?
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth-1°
First azimuth-1°
First elevation61°
Last azimuth-1°
Last elevation-1°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length50°
RemarksGlowing train, attached to a bright white light.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-