Reports Report 1786am (Event 1786-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1786-2021
Observer
NameSarrene G
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI’ve seen a few fireballs, but never one thus color or with the glittering fragmentation
Location
AddressRockville, MD
Latitude39° 6' 21.27'' N (39.11°)
Longitude 77° 11' 42.41'' W (-77.2°)
Elevation141.6m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-21 00:27 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-03-21 04:27 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle251°
Moving
Facing azimuth20°
First azimuth50°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth330°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorLight Blue, Green, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length30°
RemarksGlowing blue green trailing a yellow-white at the end
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright blue white flash as it entered. It lit up the top of the parking deck where I am sitting
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSmaller white “sparkles” that lasted perhaps 1 to 2 seconds.