Reports Report 3345cl (Event 3345-2017)

Name Jessica R
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks It has been a couple days since the event, so I hope my memory is accurate. This was my first time ever seeing a fireball!
Address Meadville, PA
Latitude 41° 38' 48.16'' N (41.64671°)
Longitude 80° 8' 53.74'' W (-80.14826°)
Elevation 361.569m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-09-22 20:20 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-09-23 00:20 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 170°
Facing azimuth 112.75°
First azimuth 115.44°
First elevation 63°
Last azimuth 120.62°
Last elevation -
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -14
Color Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The flash probably began halfway between when I spotted the object and when I lost sight of it below the treeline, with fragmentation following either concurrently or shortly thereafter.
Observation Yes
Remarks The object seemed to fragment into several smaller pieces (perhaps 3 to 5, although I'm not sure) as it approached the horizon and before I lost sight of it below the treeline.