Reports Report 4398t (Event 4398-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4398-2018
Observer
NameJamey T
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI am 62 years old and this is the second Fireball I have seen in my life. Pretty exciting!
Location
AddressHillsborough, NC
Latitude36° 4' 43.35'' N (36.08°)
Longitude 79° 5' 4.38'' W (-79.08°)
Elevation170.06m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-10-24 19:31 EDT
UT Date & Time2018-10-24 23:31 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle143°
Moving
Facing azimuth175.09°
First azimuth105.67°
First elevation67°
Last azimuth137.29°
Last elevation24°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorOrange, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball became bright, dimmed again, then became brighter and fragmented in an explosion.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSee above