Reports Report 5441tt (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameRichard C
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressUnion City, PA
Latitude41° 54' 18.81'' N (41.91°)
Longitude 79° 53' 10.3'' W (-79.89°)
Elevation369.5m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:24 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:24 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle157°
Moving
Facing azimuth300°
First azimuth195°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth210°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration15s
Length10°
RemarksThe fireball exploded and made a bright blue flash and the trail was bright light blue and seemed to linger in the clouds for 10 to 15 seconds
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was a bright blue flash that filled maybe a quarter of the sky and lit up the road and ground. It looked like a bright flash of lightening at night
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-