Reports Report 5441km (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameAllan T
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis was the brightest asteroid I personally have ever seen, nothing else really comes close. It was a vivid green color around the outside shaped like a comet and a bright white line of fragmentation at it's core. Very cool to be at the right place and time to witness this!
Location
AddressLanesville, IN
Latitude38° 12' 28.36'' N (38.21°)
Longitude 85° 55' 51.92'' W (-85.93°)
Elevation280.95m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle254°
Moving
Facing azimuth78.76°
First azimuth79.03°
First elevation18°
Last azimuth69.96°
Last elevation18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksThe tail was bright white, while the entire asteroid fragmentation was surrounded by a vivid green hue from head to tail.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe entirety of the asteroid covered several inches of sky and was a bright white color that instantly flashed for approximately 2 seconds. It had a green color surrounding it throughout the entire length. The green around it was shaped like a comet.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fragmentation was in a completely straight line of bright white stretching several inches of sky.