Reports Report 5910d (Event 5910-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5910-2020
Observer
NameDarren A
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe fireball was bigger than meteors I’ve seen, but it wasn’t such a size that I’d feel alarmed. It was a flash, there was no explosion or sound that came from it.
Location
AddressSanford, NC
Latitude35° 26' 41.06'' N (35.44°)
Longitude 79° 13' 25.6'' W (-79.22°)
Elevation143.59m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-10-17 19:51 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-10-17 23:51 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth160°
First azimuth160°
First elevation57°
Last azimuth160°
Last elevation46°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length15°
RemarksLong yellow tail coming from a bright orange/yellow ball
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-