Reports Report 340aeq (Event 340-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 340-2016
Observer
NameKenneth S
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressAltoona, PA
Latitude40° 32' 55.77'' N (40.55°)
Longitude 78° 18' 55.2'' W (-78.32°)
Elevation573.29m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-01-30 18:15 EST
UT Date & Time2016-01-30 23:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle94°
Moving
Facing azimuth107.39°
First azimuth94.69°
First elevation52°
Last azimuth135.14°
Last elevation43°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorLight Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration-
Length30°
RemarksThe train was very bright white.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball appeared to break into two separate balls about halfway through the event. The second, or trailing ball, followed directly behind the leading ball.