Reports Report 1872y (Event 1872-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1872-2017
Name Shawna S
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I 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!
Address Myersville, MD
Latitude 39° 30' 37.44'' N (39.51°)
Longitude 77° 33' 37.73'' W (-77.56°)
Elevation 180.04m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-06-06 21:56 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-06-07 01:56 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 240°
Facing azimuth 116.84°
First azimuth 116.84°
First elevation 34°
Last azimuth 116.84°
Last elevation 13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -12
Color Light Blue, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Looked as though it was sparking as it fell. Reminded me of a sparkler of sorts.