Reports Report 5441abc (Event 5441-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5441-2020
Observer
NameJames W
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI indicated no fragmentation however the trail did seem to show glowing particles in the trail. I did not see the initial flash directly but it was bright enough to catch my attention while I was looking north at the time.
Location
AddressBellefontaine, OH
Latitude40° 25' 22.36'' N (40.42°)
Longitude 83° 37' 7.18'' W (-83.62°)
Elevation351.81m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-30 06:25 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-30 10:25 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle
Moving
Facing azimuth90.98°
First azimuth93°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth88°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration15s
Length20°
RemarksThe train with the fireball looked like an exclamation point. The initiation point was larger and tapered toward the fireball as it descended.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-