Reports Report 1786di (Event 1786-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1786-2021
Observer
NameJulia W
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was very bright and large, like it was very close up. I did not hear anything because I was driving in my car with loud music.
Location
AddressDelmont, PA
Latitude40° 23' 54.38'' N (40.4°)
Longitude 79° 34' 37.84'' W (-79.58°)
Elevation360.51m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-21 00:17 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-03-21 04:17 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle243°
Moving
Facing azimuth92.91°
First azimuth103.97°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth93.84°
Last elevation18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-23
ColorDark Purple, Orange, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksWhen the fireball got to the end it made a very bright and large flash like it caught on fire more or exploded, it then disappeared. Right before the flash, the ball turned a dark purple, red, orange, and then a very large bright white flash.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-