Reports Report 4300a (Event 4300-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4300-2020
Observer
NameEdward H
Experience Level4/5
Remarksit was just amazing. I watch the sky every night and this was the most amazing moment I've seen in the night sky. I was more excited seeing this than I was seeing neowise or hailbop
Location
AddressKill Buck, NY
Latitude42° 10' 15.6'' N (42.17°)
Longitude 78° 40' 21.31'' W (-78.67°)
Elevation626.41m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-08-09 22:40 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-08-10 02:40 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle201°
Moving
Facing azimuth350.02°
First azimuth0.96°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth167.55°
Last elevation63°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorYellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
Remarksafter seeing the fireball seem to explode entering the atmosphere the trail seemed like a white to yellow dust that just drifted away into darkness
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksa faint glow grew brighter and brighter until it exploded
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksit just disintegrated. Got brighter and brighter until it broke into a million pieces