Reports Report 5350k (Event 5350-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5350-2020
Observer
NamePaul W
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI have seen a lot of true meteors - this was by far the brightest and largest (could it have been space debris?)
Location
AddressChester, NJ
Latitude40° 44' 49.92'' N (40.75°)
Longitude 74° 40' 30.82'' W (-74.68°)
Elevation128.22m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-23 21:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-24 01:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle41°
Moving
Facing azimuth76.46°
First azimuth43.99°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth96.69°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
Remarksglowing bright white fragments/dots in a trail behind the bright ball- almost a dotted line
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksthere was a slight blueish yellow hallow around the ball as it travelled. the ball itself was the largest I have ever seen
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksglowing bright white fragments/dots in a trail behind the bright ball- almost a dotted line