Reports Report 5441mx (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameJennifer L
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI was out on the river for a morning rowing practice and did not see the initial entry outside of the flash. Once I turned I saw the fireball and the tail.
Location
AddressPittsburgh, PA
Latitude40° 26' 49.58'' N (40.45°)
Longitude 79° 59' 53.58'' W (-80°)
Elevation216.31m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:15 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle97°
Moving
Facing azimuth278.97°
First azimuth287.39°
First elevation59°
Last azimuth292.27°
Last elevation60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length
Remarksa smoke trail, it looks like the tail of a jet that has dissipated a bit.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksMy back was turn to the flash when it happened. It was a white/blue color and lit up the whole sky, I thought is was lightening at first.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-