Reports Report 4480ep (Event 4480-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4480-2020
Observer
NameTyler M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksFirst time I have ever seen anything like this. It was insane and very cool to see. Totally took us all off guard. The meteor was bright green but the tail was full of red sparks. The terminal flash was also bright green and fairly bright.
Location
AddressSaltsburg, PA
Latitude40° 31' 49.07'' N (40.53°)
Longitude 79° 26' 48.28'' W (-79.45°)
Elevation388.51m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-08-18 22:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-08-19 02:00 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle269°
Moving
Facing azimuth53.51°
First azimuth72.47°
First elevation28°
Last azimuth22.97°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorGreen, Light Green, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length12°
RemarksA trail of red sparks all behind it with some green mixed in. It faded away after a few seconds.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksA bright green flash
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksLots of red pieces split off