Reports Report 2249al (Event 2249-2017)

Name John C
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I feel like this was probably a once in a lifetime sighting
Address Damascus, MD
Latitude 39° 18' 23'' N (39.30639°)
Longitude 77° 10' 57.98'' W (-77.182771°)
Elevation 223.403564m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-07-15 22:33 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-07-16 02:33 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 182°
Facing azimuth 20.74°
First azimuth 23.14°
First elevation 29°
Last azimuth 196.99°
Last elevation 21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Light Blue
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 90°
Remarks fairly bright at the head and somewhat narrower towards the tail and became fainter over the duration of 3 to 5 seconds
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -