Reports Report 564bk (Event 564-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 564-2019
Observer
NameS W
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressPrince Frederick, Maryland
Latitude38° 32' 32.19'' N (38.54°)
Longitude 76° 35' 20.8'' W (-76.59°)
Elevation36.87m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-02-02 21:58 EST
UT Date & Time2019-02-03 02:58 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle214°
Moving
Facing azimuth170.35°
First azimuth178.11°
First elevation33°
Last azimuth166.47°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorOrange, Light Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksAfter about 2-3 seconds of watching what appeared to be an unusually bright shooting star, I noticed it change colors (from white to yellow/orange), it appeared to suddenly change direction (similar to a firework falling back to earth) and briefly appeared to become two or more separate light sources.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-