Reports Report 5441fv (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameGregory H
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI have seen meteors before and am pretty certain that is what it was but 100 times more dynamic than anything I have ever seen before. A sight of a lifetime. Amazing! Such a beautiful dark starry sky when it happened.
Location
AddressPortland, IN
Latitude40° 28' 5.3'' N (40.47°)
Longitude 84° 59' 34.07'' W (-84.99°)
Elevation285.66m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:25 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:25 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle255°
Moving
Facing azimuth89.13°
First azimuth89.63°
First elevation56°
Last azimuth79.26°
Last elevation34°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorBlue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLooked like a huge explosion in mid-air. Almost like an arc welder flash. The flash expanded and then drew back in until it disappeared.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-