Reports Report 5441sg (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameChristopher K
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI love astrology. Love watching the sky and have seen meteor showers, shooting stars.. etc. I have never seen anything so epic. The color was phenomenal. I cant believe I was so lucky to see it.
Location
AddressReston, VA
Latitude38° 57' 16.37'' N (38.95°)
Longitude 77° 21' 44.28'' W (-77.36°)
Elevation118.57m
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 Angle160°
Moving
Facing azimuth274.25°
First azimuth113.74°
First elevation76°
Last azimuth319.7°
Last elevation18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorDark Blue, Blue, Light Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length20°
RemarksSo blue and wide and long to a sharp pointed tail. Leading the color was a very white almost like moon ball. When it exploded in sky near horizon looked like a fire work even had a bright flash of light.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksWhen it disappeared it was a bright light and almost resembled a firework explosion with the symmetry and after the flash you could see what looked like smoke trails from fragments
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe flash was bright just like lightning in the clouds and lit up the sky. Fragments of it unbrellad out from source not so much ballooned where fragments went in all direction but unbrelled where it appeared to have 6 or so frags umbrelled up