Reports Report 5441aax (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameBrandy A
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressGaithersburg, MD
Latitude39° 8' 3.14'' N (39.13°)
Longitude 77° 12' 53.09'' W (-77.21°)
Elevation137.6m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:23 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:23 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle109°
Moving
Facing azimuth278.58°
First azimuth280.12°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth298.79°
Last elevation67°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorBlue, Light Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length10°
RemarksStarted off as glowing then dissipated to smoke trail
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe flash was bright. It lit up about an 8th of a mile of the sky. The sky around the fireball was not as dark as the sky further away from the fireballL.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-