Reports Report 3854af (Event 3854-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3854-2016
Observer
NameMARC P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksBRIGHT BLUE FIREBALL OR METEOR IN THE NNE FROM 75 DEGREES UP DOWN TO THE HORIZON IN MD AT 0555 I WAS DRIVING IT WAS DARK UT AND THE SKY WAS CLEAR AND DARK , NO MOON IT WAS A GOOD ONE! BRIGHT AND BLUE WHT LASTED ABOUT THREE SECONDS. I WAS NOT EXPECTING IT BUT IT WAS BRIGHT AND YOU COULDNT MISS IT. CANT GUESS WHERE IT HIT.... MAYBE NORTH EAST CANADA OR NOVA SCOTIA.
Location
AddressBeltsville, MD
Latitude39° 4' 24.22'' N (39.07°)
Longitude 76° 55' 50.2'' W (-76.93°)
Elevation75.41m
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 Angle207°
Moving
Facing azimuth41.39°
First azimuth24.6°
First elevation75°
Last azimuth3.59°
Last elevation75°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-