Reports Report 4140dl (Event 4140-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4140-2021
Observer
NameTom W
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressBristol, ME
Latitude43° 55' 58.96'' N (43.93°)
Longitude 69° 30' 57.59'' W (-69.52°)
Elevation36.23m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-07-30 23:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-07-31 03:30 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle269°
Moving
Facing azimuth65°
First azimuth105°
First elevation55°
Last azimuth350.83°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length75°
RemarksLarge bright yellow glowing train
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright explosion, but not as large as I expected. Several pieces fragmented off
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI wondered if it would hit the ground. This was the biggest fireball I ever saw. Brilliant flare with fragmentation at the end