Reports Report 200a (Event 200-2019)

Name Jim W
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I was a flightdeck fuel handler onboard the ENTERPRISE CVN-65 in the early 1980's.
Address Hendersonville, NC
Latitude 35° 23' 26.44'' N (35.390679°)
Longitude 82° 29' 6.29'' W (-82.48508°)
Elevation 644.171753m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2019-01-09 22:35 EST
UT Date & Time 2019-01-10 03:35 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 31°
Facing azimuth 151.83°
First azimuth 128.95°
First elevation 58°
Last azimuth 162.56°
Last elevation 59°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Light Blue, Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Looked like a ball of paper on fire (orange with a slight blue hue)shooting across the path of an airliner. The trail was a yellowish streak but very quickly disolved. The fireball was quickly dissapeared and no trail of smoke . It reminded me of a large missile. But no smoke. Just an orange ball of fire . I thought it was space junk.(sattelite re-entry)
Observation No
Remarks -