Reports Report 3501bj (Event 3501-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3501-2017
Observer
NameMark A
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI was driving eastbound on I-80 at time of sighting. Sighting location is estimated, but I was certainly between Sharon and Mercer exits, but closer to the Mercer exit. It entered my field of view from top of my windscreen and disappear behind wooded hills. There were no flashes or fragmentations observed. Object was light blue and larger and brighter than any previously observed stars, aircraft or other manmade objects. Object appeared to travel straight down.
Location
AddressMercer, PA
Latitude41° 11' 3.02'' N (41.18°)
Longitude 80° 17' 55.59'' W (-80.3°)
Elevation350.48m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-09-30 19:40 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-09-30 23:40 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth89.32°
First azimuth89.97°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth88.97°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-