Reports Report 1403d (Event 1403-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1403-2021
Observer
NameKevin W
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI was driving at the time, and the fireball passed directly in front of me.
Location
AddressAdelphi, MD
Latitude39° 1' 6.9'' N (39.02°)
Longitude 76° 57' 20.94'' W (-76.96°)
Elevation50.58m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-07 23:41 EST
UT Date & Time2021-03-08 04:41 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle115°
Moving
Facing azimuth121.61°
First azimuth104.23°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth133.96°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-4
ColorWhite, with some hints of yellow and light green when it broke up at the end.
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt got brighter toward the end, and then faded as it fragmented. The fragments were mainly white, but some had hints of yellow and perhaps some light green.