Reports Report 381dv (Event 381-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 381-2015
Observer
Namelisa W
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThe meteor lit up the sky and surroundings like it was daylight, but in a bluish/white color tone.
Location
AddressNew Castle, PA
Latitude41° 4' 0.89'' N (41.07°)
Longitude 80° 21' 44.43'' W (-80.36°)
Elevation339.64m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-02-17 04:51 EST
UT Date & Time2015-02-17 09:51 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle283°
Moving
Facing azimuth184.43°
First azimuth280.16°
First elevation
Last azimuth78.06°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorLight Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt broke apart in glowing blue pieces and faded away. It reminded me of the way fireworks explode and disappear in the dark sky.