Reports Report 4480bz (Event 4480-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4480-2020
Observer
NameKerrie K
Experience Level1/5
Remarksremarkable sighting moved me to search google for i saw a fireball last night with date, time, and location. I found this sight
Location
AddressPottstown, PA
Latitude40° 16' 12.64'' N (40.27°)
Longitude 75° 33' 36.34'' W (-75.56°)
Elevation138.15m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-08-18 21:50 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-08-19 01:50 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle139°
Moving
Facing azimuth295.42°
First azimuth286°
First elevation49°
Last azimuth320.74°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorOrange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length10°
Remarkslarge basketball size ball with trailing light and color, started high left and got smaller as it dropped and burned
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-