Reports Report 5619e (Event 5619-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5619-2019
Observer
NameChris N
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was amazing to see. My wife and daughter also witnessed the fireball. We were driving from Atlanta to Birmingham. We were between the Talladega Superspeedway and the Coosa River. The approximate time was 12:15 to 12:20 am.
Location
AddressLincoln, AL
Latitude33° 35' 21.77'' N (33.59°)
Longitude 86° 6' 5.32'' W (-86.1°)
Elevation179.23m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-11-10 00:20 CST
UT Date & Time2019-11-10 06:20 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle97°
Moving
Facing azimuth283.7°
First azimuth276.73°
First elevation43°
Last azimuth294.95°
Last elevation33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorLight Blue, Green, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt appeared as if small glowing pieces were breaking off as it was moved across the sky, but not trailing. They appeared near the back and top of the flaming fireball.