Reports Report 5441kh (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameBailey W
Experience Level1/5
RemarksAbout 4 other people I was with saw it too, it was impressive. We thought it was lightning at first, but saw the blue streak in the dark early morning sky and then the red explosion. It then faded away into a white delayed light.
Location
AddressWashington, DC
Latitude38° 52' 51.82'' N (38.88°)
Longitude 77° 2' 15.51'' W (-77.04°)
Elevation0.93m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle18°
Moving
Facing azimuth300°
First azimuth300°
First elevation63°
Last azimuth300°
Last elevation76°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorBlue, Green, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length20°
RemarksLong blue/green glowing train, faded after the explosion
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked like a flash of lightning and the ball turned red
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-