Reports Report 7833y (Event 7833-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 7833-2021
Observer
NameMatthew N
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWhat I observed was much larger than any shooting star I have ever seen and much longer. The color was also something I’ve never seen before. The blue line with a brighter center seemed to cross the sky slower than a shooting star before turning bright orange/red and disappearing.
Location
AddressFlourtown, PA
Latitude40° 6' 12.08'' N (40.1°)
Longitude 75° 12' 44.57'' W (-75.21°)
Elevation59.26m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-11-16 21:32 EST
UT Date & Time2021-11-17 02:32 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle314°
Moving
Facing azimuth78.69°
First azimuth54.57°
First elevation29°
Last azimuth19.71°
Last elevation31°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorBlue, Orange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration0.3s
Length15°
RemarksThe blue ball I witnessed traveled 12-16inches before turning red and orange for an inch or two before disappearing but there was enough of a trail for me to look up and go yeah that did happen
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-