Reports Report 917o (Event 917-2017)

Name D M
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I was looking out of the window at first i thought it was a plane on fire or something because it was so low just over the tree line. It went by fast. It was largest one ive ever seen. It shot across the sky from east to west and went out of sight but was still very bright i never saw it go out because it went out of sight of the window. It had a small tail of light behind it. I only estimated the time it was before 9pm but after 8 pm
Address Wake Forest, NC
Latitude 35° 56' 40.13'' N (35.94448°)
Longitude 78° 24' 4.9'' W (-78.40136°)
Elevation 115.645m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-03-12 20:40 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-03-13 00:40 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 262°
Facing azimuth 0.68°
First azimuth 16.91°
First elevation 24°
Last azimuth 319.26°
Last elevation 24°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Remarks Glowing train
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -