Reports Report 2293f (Event 2293-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2293-2020
Observer
NameJonathan B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI watch for shooting stars and observe them often. This was the longest bright object I've seen. Bright enough that I had retinal burn like you would get with flash bulbs in the 70's
Location
AddressEly, MN
Latitude47° 59' 20.47'' N (47.99°)
Longitude 91° 54' 59.27'' W (-91.92°)
Elevation445.95m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-05-10 22:10 CDT
UT Date & Time2020-05-11 03:10 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle151°
Moving
Facing azimuth51.77°
First azimuth16.9°
First elevation78°
Last azimuth78°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorPink, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1.5s
Length20°
RemarksTrain grew and shrank. At end of run the "star and train" sort of winked off and on, like it was skipping.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksone small shooting starlet broke off about 30 degrees to north