Reports Report 862af (Event 862-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 862-2020
Observer
Namebrad D
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was awesome. We'd just taken out a telescope and that's the only reason we were looking up. The fireball or whatever it was wound up being more exciting than anything we found with the scope last night.
Location
AddressWhitsett, NC
Latitude36° 4' 6.34'' N (36.07°)
Longitude 79° 33' 53.36'' W (-79.56°)
Elevation206.63m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-02-17 21:30 EST
UT Date & Time2020-02-18 02:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle166°
Moving
Facing azimuth276.74°
First azimuth276.9°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth282.2°
Last elevation50°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorGreen, Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt appeared to break into three roughly equal segments and turn from orange/yellow to bright green just before vanishing.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt appeared to break into three roughly equal segments and turn from orange/yellow to bright green just before vanishing.