Reports Report 5441wp (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameCandace C
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was the brightest, most beautiful shooting star I have ever seen. In fact, I questioned, for a second, if I was potentially watching a plane that exploded and was in free fall. I knew it was not, thankfully, when it quickly went dark.
Location
AddressDelphos, OH
Latitude40° 50' 46.77'' N (40.85°)
Longitude 84° 19' 30.86'' W (-84.33°)
Elevation236.42m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:27 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:27 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle17°
Moving
Facing azimuth82.78°
First azimuth81.22°
First elevation53°
Last azimuth80.67°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorBlue, Green, Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksFirst, a brilliant white flash with an amazing mostly blue, slightly arching tail with green along the north edge with an orange ball at the bottom of the tail that brightened before fading.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-