Reports Report 1786g (Event 1786-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1786-2021
Observer
NameEric B
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressSpringfield, PA
Latitude39° 56' 20.92'' N (39.94°)
Longitude 75° 20' 50.22'' W (-75.35°)
Elevation96.89m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-21 00:23 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-03-21 04:23 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle139°
Moving
Facing azimuth263.01°
First azimuth256°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth273.14°
Last elevation32°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorBlue, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarkssitting still at the red light the immediate white of the fireball caught both my and my wife's eyes and we watched it. It was in our view for a second before it split into 3 and than faded out. All in all the experience lasted maybe 3 seconds. I have seen shooting stars before but never anything this large, this bright and astonishing