Reports Report 3490aj (Event 3490-2017)

Name Matt W
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks It was so low that I first thought it was a firework. But there was no sound and the trajectory was far too straight and the speed much too fast to be a firework.
Address Lansdale, PA
Latitude 40° 14' 42.85'' N (40.245235°)
Longitude 75° 17' 37.71'' W (-75.293809°)
Elevation 106.272m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-09-29 18:50 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-09-29 22:50 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 103°
Facing azimuth 37.83°
First azimuth 29.95°
First elevation 15°
Last azimuth 56.42°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Light Blue
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 20°
Remarks Smoke trail
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The meteor was blue in color and quickly flashed bright white as it terminated. No sound or fragments.
Observation No
Remarks -