Reports Report 381cg (Event 381-2015)

Name james k
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks AWESOME feeling to have witnessed while others were asleep!!!!
Address Ashland, OH
Latitude 40° 51' 29.16'' N (40.858101°)
Longitude 82° 16' 0.61'' W (-82.266835°)
Elevation 303.372345m
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 right to down left
Descent Angle 202°
Facing azimuth 83.82°
First azimuth 88.08°
First elevation 81°
Last azimuth 83.53°
Last elevation 13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 50°
Remarks got wider and brighter as it descended, looked white hot and glowed bluish
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks tail descended into big blue/white flash like a roman candle going down instead of up
Observation Yes
Remarks little tails fragmented from the big blue/white ball