Reports Report 9418h (Event 9418-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 9418-2021
Observer
NameDylan C
Experience Level2/5
RemarksVery clear sky when it happened, moderate to low light pollution on the road I was driving.
Location
AddressTaylors, SC
Latitude34° 52' 23.28'' N (34.87°)
Longitude 82° 22' 9.45'' W (-82.37°)
Elevation310.86m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-12-23 05:07 EST
UT Date & Time2021-12-23 10:07 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle154°
Moving
Facing azimuth54.81°
First azimuth36.61°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth53.39°
Last elevation31°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorLight Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball looked more oblong than spherical around the time the fragmentation happened.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI saw what appeared to be a chunk fall off the bottom left part of the green ball around three seconds before the fireball faded. The fragment looked more yellow/white than the fireball. The fragment traveled at least 10 degrees more downward.