Reports Report 9044bf (Event 9044-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 9044-2021
Observer
NameFlorence J
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressNewark, DE
Latitude39° 38' 2.76'' N (39.63°)
Longitude 75° 44' 49.25'' W (-75.75°)
Elevation42.27m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-12-15 06:15 EST
UT Date & Time2021-12-15 11:15 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle97°
Moving
Facing azimuth52.8°
First azimuth39.08°
First elevation33°
Last azimuth86.57°
Last elevation27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorRed
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length
RemarksThe object broke up and became a string of flaming bits, which then broke up individually
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe smaller pieces appeared to break up but the final and largest piece flashed brighter before dispersing and going out.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe object got brighter and began to elongate until I could see around a dozen individual flaming bits strung out