Reports Report 2922b (Event 2922-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2922-2020
Observer
NameKyle B
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThough it got brighter as it fell it didn’t start relatively dim, it was bright enough upon entering the atmosphere that it immediately caught my eye. I believe it flashed both when it entered and when it burned out, but I can’t be sure.
Location
AddressBallston Lake, NY
Latitude42° 53' 18.02'' N (42.89°)
Longitude 73° 52' 28.21'' W (-73.87°)
Elevation108.05m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-06-16 01:10 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-06-16 05:10 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle254°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth20.06°
First elevation34°
Last azimuth345.58°
Last elevation28°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksAlmost immediately after the object burnt out I heard a faint boom.
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1.5s
Length15°
RemarksIt left a glowing train that almost looked liked those billowy fireworks that leave trails that fall slowly to the ground. In my field of view the pieces fell by about 2 or 3 degrees before going out.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt gave off a bright white flash that was immediately followed by the faint boom.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a brief shower of glowing debris Left after the flash that very quickly went out.