Reports Report 6173ag (Event 6173-2020)

Name David G
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks My son was trick-or-treating at the time on another street and he saw the same fire ball in the same direction.
Address Dayton, OH
Latitude 39° 39' 50.14'' N (39.663929°)
Longitude 84° 6' 52.1'' W (-84.114471°)
Elevation 300.33493m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2020-10-31 19:30 EDT
UT Date & Time 2020-10-31 23:30 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 201°
Facing azimuth 173.84°
First azimuth 178.77°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 162°
Last elevation 12°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -27
Color Light Blue, Orange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 0.25s
Remarks The tail was glowing thin at first, but then grew wider as the meteor started to burn up and grow bigger
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The meteor started out white and small like a star, but grew bigger, turning blue. Then, it started burning even bigger yellow and orange, almost a flaming flash before dissappearing.
Observation No
Remarks -