Reports Report 1872y (Event 1872-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1872-2017
Observer
NameShawna S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI was driving when I saw it happen. Noticed it during a break in the trees. It was very quick and bright before trees blocked my view again and then it seemed to be gone. My first one too! So happy!
Location
AddressMyersville, MD
Latitude39° 30' 37.44'' N (39.51°)
Longitude 77° 33' 37.73'' W (-77.56°)
Elevation180.04m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-06-06 21:56 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-06-07 01:56 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle240°
Moving
Facing azimuth116.84°
First azimuth116.84°
First elevation34°
Last azimuth116.84°
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorLight Blue, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksLooked as though it was sparking as it fell. Reminded me of a sparkler of sorts.