Reports Report 3853t (Event 3853-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3853-2019
Observer
NameT C
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe starting point (as best as I could tell) was just below the star Brachium in Libra.
Location
AddressLaurel Springs, NC
Latitude36° 29' 41.76'' N (36.49°)
Longitude 81° 16' 19.57'' W (-81.27°)
Elevation924.41m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-18 20:54 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-08-19 00:54 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth168°
First azimuth168°
First elevation31°
Last azimuth168°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
Colorblue-white body with (?) streaks of bright blue, green, and red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBrightness was inconsistent overall; throughout the viewing there were several dramatic flashes in the main body as well as several sputtery streaks which disappeared with the rest of the meteor.