Reports Report 266cz (Event 266-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 266-2016
Observer
NameTyler S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was the first time I have seen a bright fireball in the daytime. I have seen shooting stars at night, but never a meteor(ite). It was rather spectacular in my eyes.
Location
AddressFernandina Beach, FL
Latitude30° 32' 8.67'' N (30.54°)
Longitude 81° 26' 32.21'' W (-81.44°)
Elevation3.07m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-01-24 10:15 EST
UT Date & Time2016-01-24 15:15 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle158°
Moving
Facing azimuth292.25°
First azimuth293.61°
First elevation74°
Last azimuth125.6°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length99.99°
RemarksIt looked as if someone was firing a military grade missle from a position above earths atmosphere. Smoke trail dissipated from vision approximately 1.5 seconds following brightest part of fireball.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksFireball appeared to grow brighter shortly after sighting, and then after reaching an extremely bright glow, the fireball appeared to gradually lose brightness before exiting sight.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-