Reports Report 5441ev (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameShawn V
Experience Level1/5
RemarksDriving in my truck just before dawn when a bright flash of light lit up the road. Then I saw the meteor shooting across the sky. It started out as bright white then changed to orange and then disappeared.
Location
AddressLeesburg, VA
Latitude39° 9' 38.8'' N (39.16°)
Longitude 77° 32' 13.66'' W (-77.54°)
Elevation74.82m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:20 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:20 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle345°
Moving
Facing azimuth15°
First azimuth
First elevation55°
Last azimuth350°
Last elevation50°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorOrange, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length10°
Remarksbright white to orange
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-