Reports Report 5441cs (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameDarlene D
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI thought this was a plane exploding -- that's how low it was in the sky. The curling trail of smoke made it seem that this was true.
Location
AddressBrunswick, OH
Latitude41° 15' 5.97'' N (41.25°)
Longitude 81° 49' 24.2'' W (-81.82°)
Elevation345.55m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:23 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:23 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle349°
Moving
Facing azimuth98°
First azimuth110°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth93°
Last elevation50°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-25
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length99.99°
Remarksafter the flash turned into a glow and extinguished, a glowing white squiggle of smoke faded after about 10 seconds
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksAll I saw was the single flash of light that lasted about 2-3 seconds, then the train of smoke
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-