Reports Report 3313o (Event 3313-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3313-2018
Observer
NameRichard A
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt happened at midnight. There was no trail of sparks or whistle noises. I'm convinced that it was a meteor and not fireworks.
Location
AddressPhiladelphia, PA
Latitude40° 4' 26.26'' N (40.07°)
Longitude 75° 12' 36.9'' W (-75.21°)
Elevation127.4m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-08-30 00:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2018-08-30 04:00 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle260°
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth90°
First elevation24°
Last azimuth85°
Last elevation24°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksA quick bright green flare ending with a bright green flash of light near horizon
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-