Reports Report 1775bj (Event 1775-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1775-2019
Observer
NameJoseph I
Experience Level3/5
RemarksCertainly the most significant meteor I have seen. Such vibrant color, prominently bluegreen, like burning copper. May have reached surface of earth, however likely over the ocean, or at best the delmarva peninsula
Location
AddressHyattsville, MD
Latitude38° 55' 16.89'' N (38.92°)
Longitude 76° 53' 1.68'' W (-76.88°)
Elevation18.51m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-04-16 22:58 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-04-17 02:58 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle116°
Moving
Facing azimuth80°
First azimuth45°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth107°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorLight Blue, Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksNearing the horizon it looks to have lost 1/4 of its inital mass into 2 or 3 parts