Reports Report 1280e (Event 1280-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1280-2020
Observer
NameJames A
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was the most Amazing thing I’ve ever seen. Being on top of the mountain, looking down at the city and then looking back up to witness a bright orange meteor burning up as it crosses over the valley.
Location
AddressLaurel Run, PA
Latitude41° 13' 40.39'' N (41.23°)
Longitude 75° 50' 5.68'' W (-75.83°)
Elevation445.77m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-03-14 00:54 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-03-14 04:54 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth316.71°
First azimuth293.47°
First elevation21°
Last azimuth356.73°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSeveral orange fire balls were falling Off of it as it flew across the sky