Reports Report 1640a (Event 1640-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1640-2019
Observer
NameJustin H
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressMars Hill, NC
Latitude35° 50' 26.22'' N (35.84°)
Longitude 82° 27' 22.95'' W (-82.46°)
Elevation689.29m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-04-08 01:20 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-04-08 05:20 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle250°
Moving
Facing azimuth33°
First azimuth44°
First elevation11°
Last azimuth33°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorPurple, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length22°
RemarksGlowing train, I could not see any smoke and it. The meteorite was purple with white train then exploded
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI saw the meteorite for about 2-3 seconds then it fragmented and it was so bright it looked like daylight for the 2-3 seconds
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe meteorite fragmented into like 10 to 15 large pieces