Reports Report 5441gp (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameAndrea S
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI’ve seen shooting stars quite a bit along my morning commute. But this one was so different, brighter and ending in an actual small explosion as it entered the atmosphere. I’ve never seen one do that before.
Location
AddressFort Wayne, IN
Latitude40° 57' 15.47'' N (40.95°)
Longitude 85° 9' 3.58'' W (-85.15°)
Elevation243.9m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:20 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:20 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle248°
Moving
Facing azimuth67.86°
First azimuth104.03°
First elevation62°
Last azimuth79.93°
Last elevation63°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorLight Blue, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a streak across the sky ending in a small explosion. The terminal flash was a greenish blue color.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-