Reports Report 381bu (Event 381-2015)

Name Jack E
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks the trail was very wide/thick,the ball moved very fast and was very bright, at first I thought it was a rocket type firework.
Address Carrollton, OH
Latitude 40° 39' 43.03'' N (40.661952°)
Longitude 81° 15' 9.76'' W (-81.25271°)
Elevation 368.17984m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-02-17 04:53 EST
UT Date & Time 2015-02-17 09:53 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 47°
Facing azimuth 90°
First azimuth 90°
First elevation 76°
Last azimuth 88°
Last elevation 59°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -27
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 40°
Remarks glowing with "embers' trailing in an arching direction behind the 'fireball'.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks like fireworks from a Roman candle as it descends.