Reports Report 1775fi (Event 1775-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1775-2019
Observer
NameFred W
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI was walking looking down when I saw a bright, bluish light and looked up to see what it was. It was the most intensely bright meteor I have ever seen.
Location
AddressGeorgetown, DE
Latitude38° 41' 13.14'' N (38.69°)
Longitude 75° 23' 46.26'' W (-75.4°)
Elevation13.91m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-04-16 22:57 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-04-17 02:57 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth48.52°
First azimuth68.73°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth97.39°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorLight Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length30°
RemarksThe fireball was pretty big and bright. The trail behind it was more yellow and not as wide as the fireball. It was trailing very far behind it.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-