Reports Report 2539aj (Event 2539-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2539-2020
Observer
NameAndrew C
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI have seen shooting stars and meteor showers but the was unbelievable i have never seen anything so bright and beautiful and it seemed rather close the colors started as bright red in the middle and faded through orange yellow and white through the tail
Location
AddressBloomfield, NY
Latitude42° 54' 43.36'' N (42.91°)
Longitude 77° 24' 42.82'' W (-77.41°)
Elevation254.17m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-05-25 00:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-05-25 04:30 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle293°
Moving
Facing azimuth274.2°
First azimuth338.71°
First elevation71°
Last azimuth145.08°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
Remarkswe heard 7 or 8 mini booms with in a 45 minute time span before seeing the fire ball it sounded like tanarite exploding off in the distance but we did not see the fireball until about 5 minutes after we heard the last explosion.
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksHeard the same boom a couple minutes after seeing the fireball
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length15°
Remarksit was a glowing orange that went to light orange yellow light yellow to white light
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksthe fireball had just appeared as we were laying in the grass pretty much overhead as a bright red orange light kind of looked like a rocket
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-