Reports Report 2638c (Event 2638-2017)

Name Dave R
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks The clear skies tonight prompted me to sit in my back yard to look for shooting stars and saw fireball !!
Address West Alexander, PA
Latitude 40° 6' 3.58'' N (40.100994°)
Longitude 80° 30' 53.49'' W (-80.514857°)
Elevation 408.657m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-08-09 21:58 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-08-10 01:58 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 94°
Facing azimuth 43.39°
First azimuth 48.56°
First elevation 55°
Last azimuth 84.14°
Last elevation 47°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -10
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 40°
Remarks a whitish colored train followed behind the fireball
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -