Reports Report 5441lh (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameMike B
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI observe meteor showers and do astrophotography, and this was a very bright flash. The initail flash was above the cloud deck, then it exited the clouds and was clearly visible.
Location
AddressIrwin, PA
Latitude40° 21' 5.86'' N (40.35°)
Longitude 79° 41' 31.79'' W (-79.69°)
Elevation369.2m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:23 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:23 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle325°
Moving
Facing azimuth325°
First azimuth325°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth325°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorRed
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length15°
RemarksWhite initially then red before it went away
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was cloudy and the flash occurred above the clouds, but the trail was seen below the clouds. White when first visible and turned red
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-