Reports Report 5942ao (Event 5942-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5942-2021
Observer
NameAaron D
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThis was seen by other people as we were at the observatory for a viewing of the night sky with lasers.
Location
AddressAltoona, PA
Latitude40° 34' 56.59'' N (40.58°)
Longitude 78° 16' 24.06'' W (-78.27°)
Elevation350.87m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-09-24 20:10 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-09-25 00:10 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle218°
Moving
Facing azimuth251.02°
First azimuth265.97°
First elevation36°
Last azimuth230.96°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length10°
Remarksglowing train that faded quickly
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksthe flash is what drew the attention of most in attendance. One gentleman didn't see the fireball but saw the flash on the ground as he was looking down
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-