Reports Report 3089ar (Event 3089-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3089-2018
Observer
NameKEVIN P
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt appeared out of nowhere, lasted 2-5 seconds, left a trail of what appeared to be smoke, exploded, and lit up the entire sky. It was unbelievable
Location
AddressAdairsville, GA
Latitude34° 22' 15.77'' N (34.37°)
Longitude 84° 58' 12.58'' W (-84.97°)
Elevation231.05m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-08-17 01:17 EDT
UT Date & Time2018-08-17 05:17 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle100°
Moving
Facing azimuth264.24°
First azimuth268.16°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth326.69°
Last elevation34°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length30°
RemarksIt looked to be a smoke train
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt exploded and lit up the entire night sky
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-