Reports Report 2393a (Event 2393-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2393-2021
Observer
NameMary P
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressWest Haven, CT
Latitude41° 15' 40.27'' N (41.26°)
Longitude 72° 57' 59.03'' W (-72.97°)
Elevation9.36m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-04-19 20:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-04-20 00:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle14°
Moving
Facing azimuth244.95°
First azimuth-
First elevation53°
Last azimuth269.53°
Last elevation54°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSaw a giant flash like a camera but bright enough to light up the sky. It was unlike lightning. Did not see the meteor or fragmentation, was outside and the bright flash - which was short but grew in intensity before it ended - grabbed my attention.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-