Reports Report 1664bs (Event 1664-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1664-2019
Observer
NameRichard S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksHave seen lots of other meteors before...but none this close...this large...this bright...or the different multiple colors like this one...wish I could have got it on video!
Location
AddressMedina, OH
Latitude41° 9' 7.31'' N (41.15°)
Longitude 81° 51' 47.23'' W (-81.86°)
Elevation301.88m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-04-10 00:45 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-04-10 04:45 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth89.9°
First azimuth64.16°
First elevation20°
Last azimuth115.39°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-25
ColorPurple, Blue, Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length10°
RemarksThe train or tail were like smaller bits of debris that were coming off the larger ball shape and were a blue/orange color and dimmer in brightness compared to the very bright blue/green color of the larger ball shape at the lead.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFragmentation was the tail of debris coming off and trailing the main ball and it was like very heavy debris right at object and bright but quickly became less and dimmer in brightness as the main ball traveled quickly forward.