Reports Report 1775cr (Event 1775-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1775-2019
Observer
NameIacovos K
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI have seen many meteor showers or single meteors in the past but never felt like reporting them. This one was remarkable!
Location
AddressRockville, MD
Latitude39° 2' 35.74'' N (39.04°)
Longitude 77° 8' 31.61'' W (-77.14°)
Elevation84.29m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-04-16 23:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-04-17 03:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle99°
Moving
Facing azimuth102°
First azimuth75°
First elevation23°
Last azimuth112°
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-25
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksSounded like a jet engine, like an airplane passing by real close
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length12°
RemarksGlowing train
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLike a large spherical explosion
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-