Reports Report 1775hi (Event 1775-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1775-2019
Observer
NamePatrick F
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI have witnessed several large fireballs in my lifetime, this was the brightest and biggest Ive ever seen, blanking out the moons glow
Location
Address, MD
Latitude37° 57' 53.79'' N (37.96°)
Longitude 75° 31' 57.53'' W (-75.53°)
Elevation7.2m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-04-16 22:56 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-04-17 02:56 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth2.73°
First azimuth-
First elevation45°
Last azimuth70°
Last elevation34°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorLight Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration15s
Length35°
RemarksBright white, fading with red edges
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe leading edge of the fireball looked fragmented although a still in one piece,