Reports Report 381dv (Event 381-2015)

Name lisa w
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks The meteor lit up the sky and surroundings like it was daylight, but in a bluish/white color tone.
Address New Castle, PA
Latitude 41° 4' 0.89'' N (41.066913°)
Longitude 80° 21' 44.43'' W (-80.362341°)
Elevation 339.636719m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2015-02-17 04:51 EST
UT Date & Time 2015-02-17 09:51 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 283°
Facing azimuth 184.43°
First azimuth 280.16°
First elevation
Last azimuth 78.06°
Last elevation 45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -24
Color Light Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks It broke apart in glowing blue pieces and faded away. It reminded me of the way fireworks explode and disappear in the dark sky.