Reports Report 3853p (Event 3853-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3853-2019
Observer
NameMichelle M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksTrajectory was more vertical than any shooting star I’ve seen in the past. Also, it was much brighter than previous shooting stars I’ve observed.
Location
AddressHuntersville, NC
Latitude35° 26' 36.2'' N (35.44°)
Longitude 80° 51' 53.14'' W (-80.86°)
Elevation234.36m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-18 20:50 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-08-19 00:50 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle182°
Moving
Facing azimuth
First azimuth20°
First elevation39°
Last azimuth10°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksTrail of bright dots followed the fireball.