Reports Report 2708a (Event 2708-2017)

Name Zen J
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I'm seeing more fireballs these days. Are y'all ?
Address Canton, NC
Latitude 35° 31' 26.34'' N (35.523984°)
Longitude 82° 49' 19.28'' W (-82.822022°)
Elevation 851.899m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-08-13 00:00 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-08-13 04:00 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 172°
Facing azimuth 199.84°
First azimuth 180.54°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 193.84°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -
Color Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 20°
Remarks Burst in with orange/white center Train at least 25+ deg. with tapering tail A few fragments
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Looking South at 45deg zenith Fireball burst in with orange with white center
Observation Yes
Remarks continued SW to 20deg azimuth beautiful white train with tapered tail