Reports Report 4480fo (Event 4480-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4480-2020
Observer
Namekristin D
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI have never seen a “shooting star” that was this big, this bright or one that made the sky light up like lightning as the ball past. The tail was very large and long as well.
Location
AddressWatkins Glen, NY
Latitude42° 25' 5.5'' N (42.42°)
Longitude 76° 54' 4.61'' W (-76.9°)
Elevation255.31m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-08-18 22:45 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-08-19 02:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle105°
Moving
Facing azimuth208.25°
First azimuth194.72°
First elevation73°
Last azimuth302.43°
Last elevation49°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorDark Green, Green, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksMaybe something similar to a fast car passing you? Not exactly thunder sounding. It first lit the sky line like lightning twice before shooting around like a star. It came out of no where.
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksWe were star gazing and this appeared out of no where. First lit up the sky like lightning behind a cloud. And then a second flash followed with it shooting out from behind the cloud across the sky. There was a Large firey tail behind it. But both vanished almost together.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-