Reports Report 5286k (Event 5286-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5286-2019
Observer
NameRobert L
Experience Level4/5
RemarksWas looking due north at the time. I was preparing to observe the Double Cluster in Perseus and was facing north. Between setups, I scan the sky for meteors.
Location
AddressCharlotte Hall, MD
Latitude38° 25' 45.01'' N (38.43°)
Longitude 76° 52' 47.06'' W (-76.88°)
Elevation38.52m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-10-27 20:02 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-10-28 00:02 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle255°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth25°
First elevation48°
Last azimuth355°
Last elevation33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
ColorLight Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksOrange, "sparky"
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThere were fragments in the trail towards the end of the fireball's flight.