Reports Report 3853ab (Event 3853-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3853-2019
Observer
NameJulian W
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIm going to check neighbors houses tomorrow when the sun comes up. The flash I saw was in very close proximity to their rooftops. I was worried that a fire could have started so check the proximity. Have a good one.
Location
AddressLexington, SC
Latitude34° 1' 18.18'' N (34.02°)
Longitude 81° 14' 59.1'' W (-81.25°)
Elevation117.25m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-18 21:01 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-08-19 01:01 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle185°
Moving
Facing azimuth61.83°
First azimuth73.22°
First elevation81°
Last azimuth71.69°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorLight Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked like a bottle rocket coming down from the sky and popped. It was so close and fast I thought it was fireworks. My wife and kids after figuring it was not fireworks went and checked to make sure neighbors house was ok. This thing popped about 100 yards from us.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBest description: Whitish blueish bottle rocket came down quickly from sky and popped. My boat engine was running and I had music on. I did not hear the pop but my wife and I clearly saw it