Reports Report 381aj (Event 381-2015)

Name Gayle M
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks -
Address Springdale, PA
Latitude 40° 32' 25.13'' N (40.540315°)
Longitude 79° 47' 0.14'' W (-79.783373°)
Elevation 241.06488m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-02-17 04:50 EST
UT Date & Time 2015-02-17 09:50 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 96°
Facing azimuth 65.76°
First azimuth 66°
First elevation 39°
Last azimuth 52.11°
Last elevation 35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -16
Color Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks a short "boom", possibly nearly a minute after the fireball went out
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Everything got bright for a second or two. Out of reflex, I looked up and to my left and saw a travelling orange light leaving a trail of "sparks" behind as the light went out.