Reports Report 2081a (Event 2081-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2081-2014
Observer
NameKevin C
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe fireball was light blue and had a white glowing tail that streamed across the sky behind the ball. It lingered briefly (less than seconds) however it was extremely bright! It was the brightest item in in the sky, even brighter than the moon.
Location
AddressCanonsburg, PA
Latitude40° 18' 25.39'' N (40.31°)
Longitude 80° 8' 16.43'' W (-80.14°)
Elevation303.24m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-09-02 23:10 EDT
UT Date & Time2014-09-03 03:10 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth14.78°
First azimuth30.88°
First elevation37°
Last azimuth340.96°
Last elevation38°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorLight Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length35°
Remarksa white glowing train, that was light blue closest to the head and white and then faded to nothing at the tail.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-