Reports Report 5942bd (Event 5942-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5942-2021
Observer
NameMichael B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI was flying in a cessna 172 at the time, departing from runway 33 of KMTN Martin State airport. I was about 500 feet off the ground at the time heading 330 magnetic.
Location
AddressMiddle River, MD
Latitude39° 20' 2.52'' N (39.33°)
Longitude 76° 25' 30.04'' W (-76.43°)
Elevation6.61m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-09-24 20:25 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-09-25 00:25 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle257°
Moving
Facing azimuth330°
First azimuth350°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth330°
Last elevation80°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length20°
RemarksSmoke trail, illuminated by the fireball then losing visibility as the fireball extinguished.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-