This report has been linked to the following event: Gebeurtenis 2468-2021
Waarnemer
NaamStephanie R
Ervarings niveau3/5
OpmerkingenThis was a special moment for me and my family. We were driving my husband to work and none of us had every seen a meteor so close and large. It was a great experience my kids will never forget.
locatie
AdresPatterson, NC
Breedtegraad35° 59' 40,08'' N (35,99°)
Lengtegraad 81° 33' 34,56'' W (-81,56°)
Hoogte375m
Tijd en Duur
Lokale Datum & Tijd23/04/2021 05:57 EDT
UT Datum & Tijd23/04/2021 09:57 UT
Tijdsduur≈7,5s
Richting
BeweegrichtingVan boven rechts naar beneden links
Invalshoek257°
Bewegend
Azimut kijkrichting69,35°
Eerste azimut85,86°
Eerste hoogte36°
Laatste azimut58,35°
Laatste hoogte14°
Helderheid en kleur
Ster helderheid6-
KleurLight Blue, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Gelijktijdig geluid
WaarnemingNee
Opmerkingen-
Uitgesteld geluid
WaarnemingNee
Opmerkingen-
Nalichtend spoor
WaarnemingYes
Tijdsduur3s
Lengte30°
OpmerkingenGlowing train that looked like a spiral and dissipated into small flecks that glowed for a second before disappearing. Very slow and the largest meteor I've ever seen in person.
Eind lichtflits
WaarnemingYes
Opmerkingen-
Fragmentatie
WaarnemingJa
OpmerkingenThe flash was like someone had turned on a flashlight in the sky and we saw it happen right in front of us. Then as it traveled across the sky, small pieces of the tail flaked off and glowed for less than a second and disappeared.
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