Reports Report 642c (Event 642-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 642-2020
Observer
NameRacheal L
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt looked like a shooting star that entered into the atmosphere
Location
AddressLouisa, VA
Latitude38° 2' 4.03'' N (38.03°)
Longitude 78° 5' 48.17'' W (-78.1°)
Elevation140.64m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-02-03 20:00 EST
UT Date & Time2020-02-04 01:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle102°
Moving
Facing azimuth286.31°
First azimuth265.75°
First elevation36°
Last azimuth298.52°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksGlowing train, then flashed a trail and then a dust train
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLooked like something entered the atmosphere and then a burst of light with fragmentation
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksTrail/tail fragmentation, like a sparkler firework