Reports Report 1969i (Event 1969-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1969-2014
Observer
NameNathan M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI took astronomy in college! But I saw the fireball right before it passed behind a tall building, so I did not see the full thing.
Location
AddressPhiladelphia, PA
Latitude39° 57' 3.25'' N (39.95°)
Longitude 75° 9' 26.85'' W (-75.16°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-08-28 20:05 EDT
UT Date & Time2014-08-29 00:05 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth90°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth90°
Last elevation40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length30°
RemarksGlowing sparkles, but the fireball passed behind a tall building so I did not see the entire full trail
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-