Reports Report 1414ji (Event 1414-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1414-2019
Observer
NameCraig K
Experience Level5/5
RemarksI am a professor/geologist but have considerable background in planetary geology and have worked on research projects for decades with NASA related to Mars. I have been an avid amateur astronomer all my life and several telescopes.
Location
AddressMifflinburg, PA
Latitude40° 57' 6.35'' N (40.95°)
Longitude 77° 2' 34.8'' W (-77.04°)
Elevation180.17m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-03-28 05:14 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-03-28 09:14 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle210°
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth90°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth35°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorLight Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length10°
Remarkssmoke trail cutting obliquely downward across high horizontal cirrus cloud streaks. The metoer train was aimed downward at approximately 55-60 degrees down towrad the northeast
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-