Reports Report 5013a (Event 5013-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5013-2020
Observer
NameClint G
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt looked a lot like iridium flares I used to watch for, but the flash was mush brighter and very brief in duration.
Location
AddressAsheville, NC
Latitude35° 35' 57.72'' N (35.6°)
Longitude 82° 29' 57.05'' W (-82.5°)
Elevation677.3m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-05 20:47 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-06 00:47 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle154°
Moving
Facing azimuth24.52°
First azimuth26.79°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth27.69°
Last elevation48°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorYellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length10°
RemarksGlowing pieces
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksFrom dim to very bright, briefly
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksMaybe 3 smaller flashes