Reports Report 5814cu (Event 5814-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5814-2019
Observer
NameCindy S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis was the biggest, brightest, longest lasting shooting star I have ever observed! Most appear bright, far away, thread-like trails and fleeting where one may question if the actually saw it or was a trick of the eye. There was no mistaking this one.
Location
AddressMontgomeryville, PA
Latitude40° 14' 11.46'' N (40.24°)
Longitude 75° 14' 27.63'' W (-75.24°)
Elevation139.98m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-11-22 17:23 EST
UT Date & Time2019-11-22 22:23 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle190°
Moving
Facing azimuth333.87°
First azimuth320.53°
First elevation57°
Last azimuth324.7°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length20°
RemarksThe trail looked solid, bright and like that of a firework. It was wider, more brilliant and persistent than that of any shooting star I’ve ever observed. And, it was much larger, closer that I thought the meteor causing it probably landed rather than combusted!
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was not particularly large or significantly brighter than the trail
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-