Reports Report 1601a (Event 1601-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1601-2020
Observer
NameBrent S
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI enjoyed seeing it. Its been a while since I saw an object of its size this close and it was very impressive the last one i saw this size was the martin county event this one seemed higher up It was interesting first one I have seen traveling southeast to dead east from my position, I think it would have came down in pike county but I can't be sure...
Location
AddressMcDowell, KY
Latitude37° 26' 58.96'' N (37.45°)
Longitude 82° 45' 14.17'' W (-82.75°)
Elevation236.29m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-04-05 00:47 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-04-05 04:47 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle33°
Moving
Facing azimuth73°
First azimuth69°
First elevation75°
Last azimuth55°
Last elevation33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorLight Yellow, Red, Brown, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length15°
RemarksIt was long white faded to black after the light was no longer visible.Also it went southeast to the east at last sighting from my view at a steep angle
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was stead as it came out of the southeast and as it fell towards the east from my view it got extreamly bright as I lost sight of it
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt seem to split into three distinct shapes it started out the size of soccer ball or volleyball into three baseball sized objects..