Reports Report 381x (Event 381-2015)

Name Amy M
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I was driving on I79 and the entire sky lit up as if there was a spot light. I looked up and saw the fireball shooting across the sky! I was an awesome sight!
Address Bridgeville, PA
Latitude 40° 22' 8.57'' N (40.369048°)
Longitude 80° 7' 6.41'' W (-80.118446°)
Elevation 258.764526m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-02-17 04:46 EST
UT Date & Time 2015-02-17 09:46 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 96°
Facing azimuth 23.43°
First azimuth 347.58°
First elevation 41°
Last azimuth 51.56°
Last elevation 39°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 10°
Remarks Smoke was minimal as the firball burned up.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -