Reports Report 5441ae (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameMichael H
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis was a bright white flash after which I looked up to see a glowing orange ball of light moving at a decent rate of speed with a snaking smoke trail behind it. The glowing ball and smoke trail disappeared within 30 seconds
Location
AddressUniontown, OH
Latitude40° 58' 44.69'' N (40.98°)
Longitude 81° 24' 2.3'' W (-81.4°)
Elevation351.01m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:35 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:35 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle263°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth99.87°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth95°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration15s
Length50°
RemarksSmoke trail that snaked a short distance behind glowing ball
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright white light almost like a lighting strike that caught my attention
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-