Reports Report 3853bw (Event 3853-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3853-2019
Observer
NameTim B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe exact time of my sighting is an estimate, +/- 15 minutes. The fireball was fast moving and large, but not the largest one I have observed in the past. Size of fire ball reminded me of what a U.S. Army Artillery Flare looks like when it first ignites on the horizon.
Location
AddressLexington, SC
Latitude33° 55' 31.31'' N (33.93°)
Longitude 81° 16' 5.92'' W (-81.27°)
Elevation101.21m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-18 20:45 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-08-19 00:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle261°
Moving
Facing azimuth290.75°
First azimuth283.54°
First elevation27°
Last azimuth262.43°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorLight Blue, Orange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBright flare like specks flying off the tail of the fireball.