Reports Report 1775cp (Event 1775-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1775-2019
Observer
NameJohn S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksVery impressive sight. The longest brightest meteor I have seen. I was looking southeast, the meteor appeared to arc over Washington DC from my location.
Location
AddressRockville, MD
Latitude39° 4' 46.88'' N (39.08°)
Longitude 77° 8' 30.23'' W (-77.14°)
Elevation128.6m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-04-16 22:50 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-04-17 02:50 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle114°
Moving
Facing azimuth98.24°
First azimuth92.98°
First elevation17°
Last azimuth111.07°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length10°
Remarkslike a trail from an exploding firework, then quickly fading out
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-