Reports Report 506b (Event 506-2018)

Name Diane H
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks It was cloudy out, and we saw it glow brightly through a cloud. We were driving, so I'm not sure if it was moving. It was bright with a big poofy short tail, looking like a comet, but only lasted about 5 seconds.
Address Durham, NC
Latitude 35° 56' 9.06'' N (35.93585°)
Longitude 78° 53' 51.5'' W (-78.89764°)
Elevation 98.457m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-02-06 21:20 EST
UT Date & Time 2018-02-07 02:20 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 242°
Facing azimuth 130.89°
First azimuth 184.37°
First elevation 54°
Last azimuth 176.09°
Last elevation 56°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -15
Color Light Yellow, but I was seeing it through clouds
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
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Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
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Terminal flash
Observation No
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Observation No
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