Reports Report 2286r (Event 2286-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2286-2020
Observer
Namematthew A
Experience Level1/5
Remarks4 of us were in our pool I say a glow from the north and say a flare shoot across the sky. we lost it as it passed behind the roof line of our house. It lasted about 2-3 seconds, long enough to get the other 3 peoples attention to look up. Unlike any shooting star I've ever seen.
Location
AddressNew Orleans, LA
Latitude29° 57' 13.54'' N (29.95°)
Longitude 90° 7' 9.06'' W (-90.12°)
Elevation0.43m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-05-10 21:00 CDT
UT Date & Time2020-05-11 02:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down to up
Descent Angle-
Moving
Facing azimuth28.65°
First azimuth41.59°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth231.01°
Last elevation41°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorLight Green, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length90°
Remarksgreenish white flare followed by a white tail that dissapated after 1-2 second
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarkslooked like a green road flare pulsating
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksmy child said there was multiple pieces glowing, but I say a blinding light that lit up the sky