Observer Name Vincent P Experience Level 2/5 Remarks I am a frequent observer of the night sky. I am always alert for meteors and see shooting stars often, (Bortle class 4 at my location) but this one was longer brighter with trail that glowed for longer than normal.
Location Address Plattsburgh, NY Latitude 44° 42' 55.39'' N (44.72°) Longitude 73° 24' 6.26'' W (-73.4°) Elevation 44.64m
Time and Duration Local Date & Time 2021-04-06 21:18 EDT UT Date & Time 2021-04-07 01:18 UT Duration ≈3.5s
Direction Moving direction From up left to down right Descent Angle 101°
Moving Facing azimuth 296.44° First azimuth 292.77° First elevation 27° Last azimuth 324.55° Last elevation 24°
Brightness and color Stellar Magnitude -4 Color Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound Observation No Remarks -
Delayed Sound Observation No Remarks -
Persistent train Observation Yes Duration 1s Length 5° Remarks quickly diminishing trail
Terminal flash Observation No Remarks -
Fragmentation Observation Yes Remarks a few, short distance near the head of it.