Reports Report 4176b (Event 4176-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4176-2021
Observer
NameNicholas S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksSaw an additional meteor at a high altitude approximately 12 seconds before seeing this one. This sighting was facing the other direction approximately 180 degrees opposite the reported sighting. White/light blue. 1-2 seconds
Location
AddressNew Haven, CT
Latitude41° 15' 19.87'' N (41.26°)
Longitude 72° 53' 51'' W (-72.9°)
Elevation3.43m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-08-02 23:21 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-08-03 03:21 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle179°
Moving
Facing azimuth36.83°
First azimuth36.87°
First elevation63°
Last azimuth36.87°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorGreen, Light Green, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksSlight crack in the distance, roughly 7-10 second delay. Roughly 10 degrees north from last sighting. Likely unrelated but was heard nonetheless
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks2 sharp green flashes. 1st one happened about 20% through viewing second about 80 percent through viewing.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAfter the second flash, the light seemed to "splash" in an upward direction towards the beginning of the original trajectory