Reports Report 1561hd (Event 1561-2019)

Observer
Name Joe H
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Was driving so no way to assess sound. Have observed many meteors, this was by far the brightest and longest lasting I've ever seen and this was right at dawn, so some ambient light. Brighter than -7 magnitude iridium flares I've seen. There were trailing sparks or flames. Very bright the entire time of travel. Duration was longest I've ever seen, perhaps greater than 10 seconds.
Location
Address Greensboro, GA
Latitude 33° 27' 13.6'' N (33.453777°)
Longitude 83° 14' 59.43'' W (-83.249841°)
Elevation 164.32605m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2019-04-04 06:51 EDT
UT Date & Time 2019-04-04 10:51 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 103°
Moving
Facing azimuth 48.48°
First azimuth 26.04°
First elevation 40°
Last azimuth 79.71°
Last elevation 15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -12
Color Light Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation No
Remarks -