Reports Report 1872ai (Event 1872-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1872-2017
Observer
NameRenee L
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt coincided with the landing flight path at Washing National airport (but higher) But it was much too big, and too fast to be a plane. There was a long, glowing yellow tail.
Location
AddressAlexandria, VA
Latitude38° 46' 34.64'' N (38.78°)
Longitude 77° 3' 34.7'' W (-77.06°)
Elevation2.31m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-06-06 22:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-06-07 02:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle255°
Moving
Facing azimuth97.69°
First azimuth151.68°
First elevation22°
Last azimuth60.18°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorRed, orange, yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksOne large piece appeared to break off