Reports Report 381dd (Event 381-2015)

Name Brent M
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks This looked very close to me when I seen it.
Address Winburne, PA
Latitude 40° 58' 11.68'' N (40.969912°)
Longitude 78° 8' 34.9'' W (-78.143027°)
Elevation 444.694885m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-02-17 04:55 EST
UT Date & Time 2015-02-17 09:55 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 11°
Facing azimuth 263.27°
First azimuth 279.89°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 262.77°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 10°
Remarks The fire ball fizzled out much like a firework does with an orangeish glowing tail. It was very bright white light when I saw it, and just before fizzling out got even brighter for a split second. I thought originally it was a falling star. It looked like it was very close to me
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Just before fizzling out to orange spark/fragmentation it got very bright for a split second. It was pretty close to the tops of the trees when this happened.
Observation Yes
Remarks After the flash I saw orange sparks and they fizzled out completely about the top of the tree line