Reports Report 5441eh (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameJohn C
Experience Level4/5
RemarksMoving E to W, high in sky from inside vehicle; long train and persistent point-source after-glow; no fragmentation observed. Due to direction, wouldn't expect this to be re-entering man-made object (booster, etc)
Location
AddressMechanicsburg, PA
Latitude40° 14' 46.58'' N (40.25°)
Longitude 77° 0' 22.77'' W (-77.01°)
Elevation122.16m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:24 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:24 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle157°
Moving
Facing azimuth270°
First azimuth260°
First elevation75°
Last azimuth280°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length15°
Remarksbright orange-red point-source afterglow
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-