Reports Report 5356a (Event 5356-2018)

Observer
Name Carl R
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Unbelievable!
Location
Address Roanoke, VA
Latitude 37° 16' 7.51'' N (37.268754°)
Longitude 79° 58' 42.26'' W (-79.978405°)
Elevation 316.096497m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-06 22:03 EST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-07 03:03 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 357°
Moving
Facing azimuth 43.33°
First azimuth 20.97°
First elevation 83°
Last azimuth 337.25°
Last elevation 60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -5
Color Orange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 15°
Remarks The train was breaking apart and shooting off to the side slowly before disappear
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks It was bright enough it caught my attention but I didn't actually see a flash... looked up and it was moving across the top of the sky breaking apart fragmentations coming off either side and disappearing