Reports Report 3151adm (Event 3151-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3151-2019
Observer
NameNicholas N
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis meteor trail went head on against my visual path, I was driving my car and the meteor trail went directly nose on before it flashed brightly directly above my field of view and disappeared
Location
AddressDerby, CT
Latitude41° 18' 29.78'' N (41.31°)
Longitude 73° 4' 21.41'' W (-73.07°)
Elevation27.73m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-07-24 23:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-07-25 03:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down to up
Descent Angle-
Moving
Facing azimuth117.43°
First azimuth119.75°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth119.62°
Last elevation90°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorBlue, Light Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length20°
RemarksLong trail directly overhead, one small puff of smoke followed by a large cloud right where the light trail disappeared
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksVery wide white flash, with a blue halo surrounding it
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-