Reports Report 1314p (Event 1314-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1314-2020
Observer
NameChris J
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressRaleigh, NC
Latitude35° 54' 33.3'' N (35.91°)
Longitude 78° 30' 3.3'' W (-78.5°)
Elevation91.85m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-03-17 23:16 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-03-18 03:16 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle249°
Moving
Facing azimuth270°
First azimuth310°
First elevation47°
Last azimuth250°
Last elevation28°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorLight Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length50°
RemarksA glowing train followed by a smoke trail with a bright flash in the middle.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a brief flash (a few milliseconds) followed by a more defined bright flash that lasted maybe a quarter of a second.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAfter the second brighter flash, it seemed to break apart.