Reports Report 1786ei (Event 1786-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1786-2021
Observer
NameMatt S
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was bright enough to make me look up from the ground. I was watching my dog when the fireball lit up the sky above me - I looked up and saw it for another second or so. Delayed sound was distinct. Flight path south to north - seen from Cumberland County PA/
Location
AddressCarlisle, PA
Latitude40° 6' 28.81'' N (40.11°)
Longitude 77° 18' 28.53'' W (-77.31°)
Elevation186.39m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-21 00:25 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-03-21 04:25 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle106°
Moving
Facing azimuth279.51°
First azimuth261.82°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth290.89°
Last elevation33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksPopping or cracking a few minutes after, duration of five seconds or more
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-