Reports Report 5441mt (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameJennifer S
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI texted my husband that I just saw the brightest shooting star I'd eve seen and it was so cool! It's even better now that I know that it was a fireball!!
Location
AddressUnion Bridge, MD
Latitude39° 29' 33.82'' N (39.49°)
Longitude 77° 9' 11.66'' W (-77.15°)
Elevation205.32m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:24 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:24 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle175°
Moving
Facing azimuth73.21°
First azimuth20.46°
First elevation-
Last azimuth339.54°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-23
ColorBlue, Green, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length45°
Remarksa glowing train, with changes in color as it traveled
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright initial light, lit up the whole sky
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-