Reports Report 2284e (Event 2284-2017)

Name David S
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Keep up the good listings.
Address Cullowhee, NC
Latitude 35° 18' 28.81'' N (35.308003°)
Longitude 83° 2' 57.6'' W (-83.049333°)
Elevation 938.613m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-07-14 22:00 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-07-15 02:00 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 182°
Facing azimuth 44.98°
First azimuth 223.75°
First elevation 90°
Last azimuth 43.39°
Last elevation 54°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Blue, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks A hissing sound caused me to look up.
Delayed Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks Four seconds after the flash, I was processing what I'd seen and then BOOM filled the air.
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 10°
Remarks Most of the tail was white-hot like the fireball and pieces were obviously separating from the main ball.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Described above.