Reports Report 1440ay (Event 1440-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1440-2019
Observer
NameNancy H
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThe fireball was so bright, so fast, so amazing. It seemed like one giant firework, with a tail...I was waiting for a crash or explosion! Then it disappeared behind our neighbor's house. I even thought it may be a plane crashing.
Location
AddressPottstown, PA
Latitude40° 13' 7.44'' N (40.22°)
Longitude 75° 42' 15.09'' W (-75.7°)
Elevation127.98m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-03-31 23:54 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-04-01 03:54 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle205°
Moving
Facing azimuth181.76°
First azimuth211.26°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth189.28°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-