Reports Report 1314r (Event 1314-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1314-2020
Observer
NameJoel S
Experience Level4/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressGreensboro, NC
Latitude36° 6' 30.11'' N (36.11°)
Longitude 79° 54' 15.55'' W (-79.9°)
Elevation244.89m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-03-17 23:21 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-03-18 03:21 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle100°
Moving
Facing azimuth87.15°
First azimuth55.24°
First elevation51°
Last azimuth110.6°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length17°
RemarksThe train broke up after the bright green flash as it entered the atmosphere, trailing behind on a arc as it fell to earth. The train was more of a softer white compared to the bright green of the fireball and disappeared quickly.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe flash was a brilliant green which faded out leaving fragmentation as it arced and fell to Earth from N to S.