Reports Report 3943a (Event 3943-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3943-2020
Observer
NameChris R
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was very bright. Thought it was a bottle rocket at first moved very fast in a northerly directio. Like it was moving away from me rather than across my sightlines. I have watched the perseas meteor shower at this location for decades. This was the brightest meteor ive ever seen. Looked far away.
Location
AddressGroton, VT
Latitude44° 15' 24.85'' N (44.26°)
Longitude 72° 15' 40.46'' W (-72.26°)
Elevation329.08m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-07-31 21:34 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-08-01 01:34 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle92°
Moving
Facing azimuth322.81°
First azimuth322.33°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth331.95°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-