Reports Report 5441xq (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameGarrett I
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI had just left my house and was driving to work. After the flash lit up the sky, I looked around and saw it coming down at about a 45 degree angle heading North. I noticed it out of my passenger side window, which was East of my location. It was an amazing and beautiful sight that I will never forget!!!
Location
AddressGroveport, OH
Latitude39° 52' 53.77'' N (39.88°)
Longitude 82° 51' 51.19'' W (-82.86°)
Elevation227.67m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:25 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:25 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle219°
Moving
Facing azimuth86.31°
First azimuth81.87°
First elevation54°
Last azimuth83.02°
Last elevation51°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorRed, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length
RemarksThe train lasted for about two seconds and then disappeared into a smoke trail. I was driving, so I couldn’t see how long the smoke trail lasted. At first, the sky lit up like a flash of lighting. When looking around the sky I noticed the meteor lit up red with a white train coming down at about a 45 degree angle.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt lit up the sky like a flash of lightning.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-