Reports Report 4480dl (Event 4480-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4480-2020
Observer
NameAmber K
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI face West. I live on the 11th floor of an apartment building. I had my shades open and I saw this meteor fly by my window heading north.
Location
AddressElmira, NY
Latitude42° 7' 45.71'' N (42.13°)
Longitude 76° 48' 57.33'' W (-76.82°)
Elevation264.98m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-08-18 21:45 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-08-19 01:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle91°
Moving
Facing azimuth251.13°
First azimuth271.84°
First elevation20°
Last azimuth298.87°
Last elevation18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt just sort of burst into being. one second it wasn't there and then out of nowhere it was there. Just a bright yellow burst.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksat the far end it look like dozens of tiny little meteors that were trailing behind a glow stick with the actual bright flickering meteor being in the front.