Reports Report 1500j (Event 1500-2017)

Name Heather M
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks It was the brightest, most majestic, and closest meteor I've ever seen!
Address Ivydale, WV
Latitude 38° 32' 11.33'' N (38.536481°)
Longitude 81° 2' 0.27'' W (-81.033408°)
Elevation 233.032m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-27 00:30 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-27 04:30 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 245°
Facing azimuth 115°
First azimuth 100°
First elevation 57°
Last azimuth 120°
Last elevation -
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -22
Color Orange, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 20°
Remarks glowing, swirling. like a firework
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks it looked like a bright falling star, then turned bright red and orange and flashed and swirled, downward and then fragmented with white sparks
Observation Yes
Remarks fragmented with white sparks