Reports Report 4827cu (Event 4827-2017)

Observer
Name Melanie S
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks The way the sky lite up was amazing then to see fire then to see smoke. I thought a piece of a plane was falling from the sky. I’m so blessed to have witness this event
Location
Address Frederick, MD
Latitude 39° 19' 45.3'' N (39.329249°)
Longitude 77° 21' 29.39'' W (-77.358165°)
Elevation 137.916m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-02 03:07 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-02 08:07 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 242°
Moving
Facing azimuth 14.22°
First azimuth 3.37°
First elevation 46°
Last azimuth 344.03°
Last elevation 30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -8
Color Red-8
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length
Remarks Bright light then explosion with fire falling then when bright then a smoke train
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Red to white
Fragmentation
Observation No
Remarks -