Reports Report 381dz (Event 381-2015)

Name Ruth V
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks This was awesome experience and as described by a lady on the news, the whole yard lite up and I first noticed my shadow and the tree shadows move with direction.
Address Glenshaw, PA
Latitude 40° 31' 38.47'' N (40.527354°)
Longitude 79° 57' 54.36'' W (-79.965099°)
Elevation 319.479187m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-02-17 04:45 EST
UT Date & Time 2015-02-17 09:45 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 78°
Facing azimuth 64.36°
First azimuth 52.1°
First elevation 23°
Last azimuth 86.96°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -27
Color Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks several seconds after the brightest light, heard boom sound like the unloading of trucks in the distance
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks brilliant ball of yellow/orange, like the sun, only in comparison baseball size, irregular edges like small rays of light
Observation Unknown
Remarks -