Reports Report 978cl (Event 978-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 978-2021
Observer
NameRosemary C
Experience Level1/5
RemarksTruly thought it was a midair explosion given the size and brightness of the flash. Did not see any ball shape or trajectory just the gigantic sudden flash of light in the sky. Was sitting drinking coffee looking out the North window at the time.
Location
AddressCalgary, Alberta (CA)
Latitude51° 10' 34.95'' N (51.18°)
Longitude 114° 5' 11.3'' W (-114.09°)
Elevation1109.92m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-02-22 06:20 MST
UT Date & Time2021-02-22 13:20 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle10°
Moving
Facing azimuth358.02°
First azimuth1.9°
First elevation27°
Last azimuth358.37°
Last elevation27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-26
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was a large bright flash of light similar to camera flash to something exploding midair. Originally thought there was a plane explosion as was seen on flight path from Calgary airport
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-