Reports Report 9421bu (Event 9421-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 9421-2021
Observer
NameHalley W
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressPortsmouth, VA
Latitude36° 50' 5.58'' N (36.83°)
Longitude 76° 18' 24.56'' W (-76.31°)
Elevation2.61m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-12-23 07:10 EST
UT Date & Time2021-12-23 12:10 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle86°
Moving
Facing azimuth358.86°
First azimuth342.66°
First elevation52°
Last azimuth48.63°
Last elevation58°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt became very bright and appeared to break into a smaller cluster of pieces tumbling together, and then it was gone. It looked similar to a streaking firework, except moving horizontally across the sky.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt became very bright and appeared to break into a smaller cluster of pieces tumbling together, and then it was gone. The fragmentation happened at the very end before it burned out.