Reports Report 2234b (Event 2234-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2234-2020
Observer
NameMaite D
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was a mystical experience. I’m fortunate to have seen one similarly spectacular meteor once before about 8 years ago. Last night’s was amazing and unforgettable.
Location
AddressHull, MA
Latitude42° 18' 18.24'' N (42.31°)
Longitude 70° 54' 48.28'' W (-70.91°)
Elevation2.61m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-05-07 22:04 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-05-08 02:04 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle260°
Moving
Facing azimuth17.97°
First azimuth35.6°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth348.76°
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorLight Blue, Green, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length50°
RemarksGlowing trail with sparks falling from edges, wider the closer it was to bolide
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt appeared to have a defined head that was bright white with a greenish terminal edge. At first I wondered if it was a bottle rocket. There appeared a short shower of sparkling bits before it disappeared
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe trail was a fine short shower of white sparks