Reports Report 4235ho (Event 4235-2017)

Name James Y
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks This meteor was by far the brightest and longest visible duration of any meteor that I previously witnessed. June Duncan from Sinking Spring, PA was riding with me in my car when we both saw this fireball.
Address Clearfield, PA
Latitude 41° 1' 23.2'' N (41.02311°)
Longitude 78° 25' 2.03'' W (-78.41723°)
Elevation 365.15m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-10 21:15 EST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-11 02:15 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 236°
Facing azimuth 32.57°
First azimuth 18.86°
First elevation 49°
Last azimuth 348.42°
Last elevation 36°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The meteor streaked across the sky with a yellow light and then burst into a bright white terminal explosion - but made no sound.
Observation No
Remarks -