Reports Report 862u (Event 862-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 862-2020
Observer
NameChristie H
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI don’t know how accurate any of the info I entered is, but I saw a beautiful ball of fire falling from the sky at an angle when I let my dog inside from my backyard.
Location
AddressSalem, VA
Latitude37° 16' 24.87'' N (37.27°)
Longitude 80° 4' 21.41'' W (-80.07°)
Elevation363.53m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-02-17 21:30 EST
UT Date & Time2020-02-18 02:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle132°
Moving
Facing azimuth207.91°
First azimuth236.51°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth236.88°
Last elevation24°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorYellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-