Reports Report 1314j (Event 1314-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1314-2020
Observer
NameMatt B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksMy son and another person witnessed it also. My friend did not believe it was a meteor because of how low it was in altitude when it broke up
Location
AddressGreensboro, NC
Latitude36° 8' 19.14'' N (36.14°)
Longitude 79° 55' 38.12'' W (-79.93°)
Elevation273.57m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-03-17 23:15 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-03-18 03:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle80°
Moving
Facing azimuth15.32°
First azimuth337.54°
First elevation75°
Last azimuth91.44°
Last elevation55°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorLight Yellow, turning green as it broke up
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length60°
RemarksStarted as a glowing train, ended as a smoke trail
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt appeared to fragment into many small pieces as it turned green and disappeared