Reports Report 1382gl (Event 1382-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1382-2021
Observer
NameRodney H
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI feel like we bore sighted this one. It looked slow motion almost because we were perfectly aligned with the tail. It entered almost right above us and dropped almost vertically as it traversed vermont. My daughter saw it too.
Location
AddressCharlotte, VT
Latitude44° 18' 51.18'' N (44.31°)
Longitude 73° 13' 36.37'' W (-73.23°)
Elevation106.99m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-07 17:40 EST
UT Date & Time2021-03-07 22:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle181°
Moving
Facing azimuth80°
First azimuth80°
First elevation70°
Last azimuth77°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorOrange, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksLow boom. Sonic boom or meteor bursting
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length12°
RemarksBlackened over time. Meteor burst into 3 pieces. Was white or yellow burning tail that was black streak at final moment.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe meteor burst half way thru the burn. 3 pieces
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFlash burst. Smoke poof. Three parallel rocks after burst.