Reports Report 4480fi (Event 4480-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4480-2020
Observer
NameTonya F
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI’d never seen anything like this before. It was miraculous and beautiful to witness, but also a little alarming since it seemed so close to the earth’s surface. We half-expected to see some kind crash/destruction.
Location
AddressLehighton, PA
Latitude40° 48' 32.02'' N (40.81°)
Longitude 75° 46' 17.34'' W (-75.77°)
Elevation167m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-08-18 21:50 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-08-19 01:50 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle110°
Moving
Facing azimuth288°
First azimuth285°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth330°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorBlue, Green, Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksWe first saw a moving bright light, then suddenly it ignited into a larger, brighter burst of light with multi colors
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksWhen the larger burst of light happened, it was reminiscent of a sparkler.