Reports Report 1786dc (Event 1786-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1786-2021
Observer
NameDavid T
Experience Level2/5
RemarksMost spectacular “shooting star”/meteor I’ve ever seen. (60 yrs old)
Location
AddressNewtown Square, PA
Latitude39° 59' 24.16'' N (39.99°)
Longitude 75° 23' 45.36'' W (-75.4°)
Elevation124.83m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-21 00:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-03-21 04:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle117°
Moving
Facing azimuth292.3°
First azimuth285.72°
First elevation11°
Last azimuth293.79°
Last elevation16°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorLight Blue, Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks__
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length15°
RemarksBright orange with sparks falling off
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksTrailing sparks flying