Reports Report 5312h (Event 5312-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5312-2022
Observer
NameSteve V
Experience Level4/5
Remarksthe meteor started bright white ball, traveled a total distance of 12degrees, it lasted 3-4 seconds, as it traveled the head got larger, and an orange tail of glowing embers formed that was 1-2 degrees
Location
AddressReading, PA
Latitude40° 18' 0.09'' N (40.3°)
Longitude 75° 50' 29.07'' W (-75.84°)
Elevation81.89m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-08-18 23:27 EDT
UT Date & Time2022-08-19 03:27 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle249°
Moving
Facing azimuth164.26°
First azimuth165.7°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth149.04°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorOrange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length
Remarksthe glowing orange debris trail appeared during the last 2 seconds. looked like the the Space Shuttle Columbia fire balls
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-