Reports Report 675ay (Event 675-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 675-2020
Observer
NameJohn O
Experience Level5/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressStatesville, NC
Latitude35° 45' 49.77'' N (35.76°)
Longitude 81° 1' 10.38'' W (-81.02°)
Elevation297.51m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-02-07 18:41 EST
UT Date & Time2020-02-07 23:41 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle23°
Moving
Facing azimuth231.97°
First azimuth244.94°
First elevation42°
Last azimuth227.89°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
ColorRed, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length10°
Remarksseveral very tight, reddish, orange trails that slowly faded over about 3 seconds
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI saw a bright white streak, brightening to about -4th magnitude falling toward the horizon. About 10 degrees above the horizon, there was about a mag*6 flash followed by several bright red streaks, side by side all the way to the horizon
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a bright flash at about 10 degrees above the horizon followed by several bright red fragments that proceeded in the same direction down into the trees on the horizon