Reports Report 4140fx (Event 4140-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4140-2021
Observer
NameVirginia S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was the biggest/brightest/lowest meteor I have ever seen.
Location
AddressWantagh, NY
Latitude40° 36' 3.16'' N (40.6°)
Longitude 73° 30' 18.51'' W (-73.51°)
Elevation1.87m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-07-30 23:15 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-07-31 03:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle234°
Moving
Facing azimuth50°
First azimuth55°
First elevation22°
Last azimuth40°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksseemed like flames/bright lights were coming off of it as it got lower, like it flamed out, got brighter as it lowered
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI'm not sure if this was fragmentation but it was like the flames were coming off of it as it came down, judging by the flames we assumed whatever it was it was coming apart