Reports Report 5442l (Event 5442-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5442-2021
Observer
NameAlvaro M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis is by far the largest, brighter meteorite-like object I have ever seen.
Location
AddressBethesda, MD
Latitude38° 59' 59.11'' N (39°)
Longitude 77° 7' 34.11'' W (-77.13°)
Elevation84.92m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-09-08 22:15 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-09-09 02:15 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle13°
Moving
Facing azimuth31.84°
First azimuth21.15°
First elevation70°
Last azimuth8.3°
Last elevation70°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe flash was almost the size of the moon and brighter than the moon. It fragmented into 2-3 visible fragments.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAfter the flash, there were some 2-3 visible fragments that faded pretty quicly.