Reports Report 355j (Event 355-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 355-2019
Observer
NameMary S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis was the first time I had seen anything particularly like this- I've seen meteor showers, but never a flash as bright as this one had.
Location
AddressVirginia Beach, VA
Latitude36° 47' 29.08'' N (36.79°)
Longitude 76° 11' 55.14'' W (-76.2°)
Elevation7.76m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-01-20 23:27 EST
UT Date & Time2019-01-21 04:27 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle263°
Moving
Facing azimuth170°
First azimuth226.55°
First elevation51°
Last azimuth147.61°
Last elevation40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorYellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksAs it entered my vision, it had a white train like a comet. It flashed, then the trail began to fizzle out in a yellowish color.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksAt first it looked like a comet, with a white trail, but then it flashed brightly, and then seemed to wobble and fizzle out.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-