Reports Report 7987h (Event 7987-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 7987-2020
Observer
NameMarley U
Experience Level1/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressWappingers Falls, NY
Latitude41° 31' 43.08'' N (41.53°)
Longitude 73° 58' 8.44'' W (-73.97°)
Elevation40.37m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-12-21 19:50 EST
UT Date & Time2020-12-22 00:50 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth90.99°
First azimuth358.85°
First elevation88°
Last azimuth94.3°
Last elevation44°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorWhite-ish, but a bright maybe ice blue color upon explosion
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksFlash/bright terminal “explosion” white or very light blue hue. Very bright, but huge but not small either.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksNoticed the meteor when looking directly above my head and followed it into the east, but it abruptly ended mid-way down the horizon. Ended with a “poof”, but absolutely silent