Reports Report 1664aa (Event 1664-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1664-2019
Observer
NameChris B
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThis was the first white fireball that I've seen fragment. Too cool!
Location
AddressMount Airy, MD
Latitude39° 21' 51.43'' N (39.36°)
Longitude 77° 13' 47.86'' W (-77.23°)
Elevation218.25m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-04-10 00:38 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-04-10 04:38 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle187°
Moving
Facing azimuth83°
First azimuth84°
First elevation36°
Last azimuth83°
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLooked like a typical shooting star at first, then there was a flash, and fragments were spotted just above the horizon
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksLooked like a typical shooting star at first, then there was a flash, and fragments were spotted just above the horizon