Reports Report 1043d (Event 1043-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1043-2020
Observer
NameAustin B
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was an amazing sight to behold. I've never seen anything like it. I used to live in florida and saw many space launches but this was really cool.
Location
AddressWest Union, SC
Latitude34° 48' 17.56'' N (34.8°)
Longitude 82° 58' 25.35'' W (-82.97°)
Elevation301.25m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-02-29 19:03 EST
UT Date & Time2020-03-01 00:03 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle136°
Moving
Facing azimuth298.4°
First azimuth306.81°
First elevation34°
Last azimuth317.52°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorOrange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt errupted into a bright light that split off into two fragments. Both having equally high luminosity
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt split off into two massive fragments. Initially bright explosion promptly followed a smaller fragment following the parent.