Reports Report 3854r (Event 3854-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3854-2016
Observer
NameJason D
Experience Level1/5
RemarksMy first report. Not my first fireball. Saw my first in North Carolina on the outer banks as a kid. 40 now. Guess I'm lucky.
Location
AddressPotomac, MD
Latitude39° 1' 2.14'' N (39.02°)
Longitude 77° 12' 28.04'' W (-77.21°)
Elevation103.94m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-10-10 05:55 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-10-10 09:55 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle194°
Moving
Facing azimuth125.9°
First azimuth129.1°
First elevation70°
Last azimuth127.2°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length40°
RemarksUnknown if it was smoke, it was still before dawn. Was a bright train, approx 40 degrees in length.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksFlashed and popped out of existence is the best way I can describe it.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-