Reports Report 4782g (Event 4782-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4782-2021
Observer
NameN W
Experience Level3/5
RemarksViewed with 4 other people. Not sure if the bang we heard after was actually related to what we saw but do not typically hear that type of noise in this area
Location
AddressWharton, OH
Latitude40° 51' 3.3'' N (40.85°)
Longitude 83° 26' 14.16'' W (-83.44°)
Elevation266.98m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-08-14 22:40 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-08-15 02:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle94°
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth345°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth190°
Last elevation63°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorBlue, Green, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksSounded like the tailgate of a dump truck banging closed about 2 minutes after viewing
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length10°
RemarksGlowing orange train disappeared quickly
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt flashed white and split into at least 3 to 4 smaller meteors of the same color with same trains