Reports Report 3501i (Event 3501-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3501-2017
Observer
NameIlene F
Experience Level3/5
Remarksit was blue-green round with a hint of purple edging. long bright slow and low with a long thick tail that might have been more white. so big like no shooting star. i was driving so looking ahead and saw it easily. so my head was not up. my husband saw it too. he thought it went behind a house, it seemed so close. amazing!
Location
AddressOlney, MD
Latitude39° 9' 0.48'' N (39.15°)
Longitude 77° 4' 21.75'' W (-77.07°)
Elevation154.96m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-09-30 20:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2017-10-01 00:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle125°
Moving
Facing azimuth44.9°
First azimuth6.56°
First elevation27°
Last azimuth59.98°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorPurple, Blue, Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
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Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-