Reports Report 5306b (Event 5306-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5306-2020
Observer
NameMichael B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThere was an initial flash like lightning that drew my attention to the sky, and then a bright white shooting star leaving a glowing trail behind it.
Location
AddressWesthampton Beach, NY
Latitude40° 47' 56.78'' N (40.8°)
Longitude 72° 37' 35.2'' W (-72.63°)
Elevation4.45m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-21 05:35 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-21 09:35 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle182°
Moving
Facing azimuth152.47°
First azimuth143.76°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth145.58°
Last elevation40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksLooked like a white glowing contrail
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-