Reports Report 1554af (Event 1554-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1554-2021
Observer
NameDeborah G
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI was the first one to spot the meteor, and it lasted long enough for me to exclaim and the other people were able to turn and see it. Probably the biggest, brightest longest meteor I've ever seen in my 56 years on the planet!
Location
AddressSanford, NC
Latitude35° 25' 13.84'' N (35.42°)
Longitude 79° 18' 25.57'' W (-79.31°)
Elevation120.01m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-12 19:25 EST
UT Date & Time2021-03-13 00:25 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle260°
Moving
Facing azimuth269.39°
First azimuth294.35°
First elevation56°
Last azimuth238.3°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length99.99°
RemarksLong, glowing train, that lasted about as long as the entire sighting
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-