Reports Report 862l (Event 862-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 862-2020
Observer
NameMatt C
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressChristiansburg, VA
Latitude37° 7' 21.84'' N (37.12°)
Longitude 80° 23' 37.99'' W (-80.39°)
Elevation657.93m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-02-17 20:50 EST
UT Date & Time2020-02-18 01:50 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle97°
Moving
Facing azimuth187.68°
First azimuth156.61°
First elevation31°
Last azimuth240.18°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorLight Yellow with light blue tail
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright, light yellow to white ball with red fragments. Ball became brighter and then burned out quickly.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSaw some red "embers" immediately before burning out.