Reports Report 3853c (Event 3853-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3853-2019
Observer
NameJeff C
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressMorrisville, NC
Latitude35° 51' 44.46'' N (35.86°)
Longitude 78° 51' 6.84'' W (-78.85°)
Elevation110.2m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-18 21:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-08-19 01:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle144°
Moving
Facing azimuth35.9°
First azimuth33.75°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth45.71°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSmall fragments started to trail the main fireball about half way down, with 1 larger bit at the rear about 1/10 the main piece, and 1 or more much smaller fragments in between.