Reports Report 1786el (Event 1786-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1786-2021
Observer
NameEd L
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIn my 50 years as a casual night watcher, i've seen anything this bright.
Location
AddressSpring City, PA
Latitude40° 9' 49.83'' N (40.16°)
Longitude 75° 37' 50.97'' W (-75.63°)
Elevation99.23m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-21 00:26 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-03-21 04:26 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle130°
Moving
Facing azimuth285.05°
First azimuth263.8°
First elevation46°
Last azimuth301.64°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length20°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksAt least 2, there might have been 3
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksEach fragment blew up with a VERY bright green flash