Reports Report 1440bq (Event 1440-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1440-2019
Observer
NameJulia J
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt shot through the sky with a bright white tail and quickly dimmed to a dark orange dot, and then disappeared. I was driving a car with the windows up so I could not hear if there were any associated sounds.
Location
AddressAshton-Sandy Spring, MD
Latitude39° 7' 5.04'' N (39.12°)
Longitude 77° 1' 15.44'' W (-77.02°)
Elevation107.64m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-03-31 23:40 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-04-01 03:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle98°
Moving
Facing azimuth131.73°
First azimuth150.55°
First elevation36°
Last azimuth177.18°
Last elevation27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorWhite, turned to dark orange after ~3 seconds
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-