Reports Report 1140b (Event 1140-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1140-2021
Observer
NameDerry W
Experience Level2/5
Remarkstrained to make quick, precise observations, have been exact as possible. Have seen many shooting stars, first fireball, also first one that was orange...whats with that? different physical makeup or lower velocity, deorbiting space junk???
Location
AddressEastern Passage, Nova Scotia (CA)
Latitude44° 36' 33.55'' N (44.61°)
Longitude 63° 29' 19.36'' W (-63.49°)
Elevation8.06m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-02-25 22:45 AST
UT Date & Time2021-02-26 02:45 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle262°
Moving
Facing azimuth221.23°
First azimuth230.62°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth235.44°
Last elevation42°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksstarted as a thin streak, broadened out slightly then turned in to a circular burst, consistently orange. duration max 1.5 seconds, direction from north to south, first seen around 45 degree elevation and finished around around 35-40 degrees, time approx 22:45 hours local time. this is a residential area with a fair amount of ambient light, object showed plainly even with background light, the track was above or somewhat west of the Halifax area (major city of approx 400,000)
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-