Reports Report 9030o (Event 9030-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 9030-2021
Observer
NameBRIAN Y
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI was behind my house, shielding from the wind coming from the east. My fiance and I were having a cigarette. I turned to face south to look up at the moon, and as my gaze returned to earth. I saw the blue streak high enough in the sky that it was above all trees and structures in the area.
Location
AddressUniontown, PA
Latitude39° 54' 12.82'' N (39.9°)
Longitude 79° 42' 15.13'' W (-79.7°)
Elevation353.07m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-12-14 22:30 EST
UT Date & Time2021-12-15 03:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle97°
Moving
Facing azimuth191.97°
First azimuth206.89°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth215.22°
Last elevation33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length10°
RemarksA lighter blue that was like sparks falling off the back of the meteor. I did notice a flash in the direction it was heading approximately 2 seconds after the "fireball" disappeared.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-