Reports Report 531d (Event 531-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 531-2019
Observer
NameDennis L
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI’ve seen many shooting stars and this was totally different. I was trading NW on I-40 and this huge fireball dropped straight down in a second. Wonderful sighting.
Location
AddressBurgaw, NC
Latitude34° 35' 19.95'' N (34.59°)
Longitude 77° 54' 22.96'' W (-77.91°)
Elevation10.67m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-01-31 23:52 EST
UT Date & Time2019-02-01 04:52 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle181°
Moving
Facing azimuth332.24°
First azimuth332.19°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth334.87°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-