Reports Report 5350ac (Event 5350-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5350-2020
Observer
NameKelly F
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was also the widest meteor I’ve ever seen, along with the most vibrant colored.
Location
AddressDenver, PA
Latitude40° 11' 48.13'' N (40.2°)
Longitude 76° 1' 45.07'' W (-76.03°)
Elevation139.89m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-23 20:55 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-24 00:55 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle112°
Moving
Facing azimuth90.86°
First azimuth30°
First elevation55°
Last azimuth80°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorLight Teal
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length
RemarksIt looked like a glowing dust.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksRight before disappearing there was a ball that separated from the train. The ball remained light teal in the center, then the edges became bright white, and broke off on the side nearest the train, then a bright flash of both white and light teal and then disappeared. The train had faded but lingered briefly after it disappeared.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksRight before disappearing there was a ball that separated from the train. The ball remained light teal in the center, then the edges became bright white, and broke off on the side nearest the train, then a bright flash of both white and light teal and then disappeared. The train had faded but lingered briefly after it disappeared.