Reports Report 678q (Event 678-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 678-2021
Observer
NameLeslie B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI have never seen anything like this before. I have seen many shooting stars but this was so much closer and brighter.
Location
AddressFlorissant, MO
Latitude38° 47' 3.52'' N (38.78°)
Longitude 90° 17' 20.88'' W (-90.29°)
Elevation188.65m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-02-03 20:06 CST
UT Date & Time2021-02-04 02:06 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle235°
Moving
Facing azimuth45°
First azimuth60°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth47°
Last elevation40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorLight Blue, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt caught my eye because it was extremely bright and it changed in color from white to blue followed by a striking reddish explosion; it looked like something burst into pieces as if a plane maybe exploded. It was very dark afterwards and I did not see or hear anything else.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAll is explained in the first box