Reports Report 9421cd (Event 9421-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 9421-2021
Observer
NameEllen F
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was amazing to see such a bright object above the horizon in the morning light instead of the night sky. It was so clear.
Location
AddressMidlothian, VA
Latitude37° 33' 10.29'' N (37.55°)
Longitude 77° 37' 40.35'' W (-77.63°)
Elevation49.67m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-12-23 07:11 EST
UT Date & Time2021-12-23 12:11 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle93°
Moving
Facing azimuth15.91°
First azimuth9.38°
First elevation19°
Last azimuth37.56°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length20°
RemarksGlowing train like fire then turned to smoke
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksObject appeared to get bigger and brighter then changed to black pieces before disappearing
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFragmentation looked like a couple of pieces, similar to a burnt candle wick. One piece disappeared abruptly and the other piece traveled straight downward.