Reports Report 5441af (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameKody D
Experience Level1/5
RemarksSaw a flash of light and looked up and saw the fireball. It started blue and quickly faded to red then orange And then went away. A smoke trail was left behind it for a few seconds and then it also dissipated. It’s hard to say how long the smoke trail was besides being 3-4 times the size of the fireball itself.
Location
AddressAlexandria, OH
Latitude40° 8' 34.71'' N (40.14°)
Longitude 82° 38' 6.59'' W (-82.64°)
Elevation340.34m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:23 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:23 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle210°
Moving
Facing azimuth52.42°
First azimuth51.73°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth40.45°
Last elevation42°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorBlue, Orange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length-
RemarksSaw a flash of light and looked up and saw the fireball. It started blue and quickly faded to red then orange And then went away. A smoke trail was left behind it for a few seconds and then it also dissipated. It’s hard to say how long the smoke trail was besides being 3-4 times the size of the fireball itself.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSaw a flash of light and looked up and saw the fireball. It started blue and quickly faded to red then orange And then went away. A smoke trail was left behind it for a few seconds and then it also dissipated. It’s hard to say how long the smoke trail was besides being 3-4 times the size of the fireball itself.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-