Reports Report 1174h (Event 1174-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1174-2019
Observer
NameMike T
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThis was by far the brightest, longest duration and most intense meteor / “shooting star” I’ve ever seen. Hope this helps.
Location
AddressDover, NH
Latitude43° 12' 16.71'' N (43.2°)
Longitude 70° 52' 23.42'' W (-70.87°)
Elevation22.17m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-03-18 22:40 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-03-19 02:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle233°
Moving
Facing azimuth246°
First azimuth270°
First elevation70°
Last azimuth190°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorOrange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe meteor appeared to slow down and grow larger amd brighter; the “flames” around the main portion of grew brighter, with bright white in the center surrounded by yellow-orange outer portion and trail that literally appeared to be flaming. It grew really bright at very end, but not quite as much as some extreme examples that i’ve seen online.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-