Reports Report 5356a (Event 5356-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5356-2018
Observer
NameCarl R
Experience Level3/5
RemarksUnbelievable!
Location
AddressRoanoke, VA
Latitude37° 16' 7.51'' N (37.27°)
Longitude 79° 58' 42.26'' W (-79.98°)
Elevation316.1m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-06 22:03 EST
UT Date & Time2018-12-07 03:03 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle357°
Moving
Facing azimuth43.33°
First azimuth20.97°
First elevation83°
Last azimuth337.25°
Last elevation60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length15°
RemarksThe train was breaking apart and shooting off to the side slowly before disappear
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was bright enough it caught my attention but I didn't actually see a flash... looked up and it was moving across the top of the sky breaking apart fragmentations coming off either side and disappearing