Reports Report 1414s (Event 1414-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1414-2017
Observer
NameKirsten D
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was one of the most incredible and beautiful things that I have ever seen.
Location
AddressNiceville, FL
Latitude30° 27' 42.75'' N (30.46°)
Longitude 86° 25' 0.38'' W (-86.42°)
Elevation4.23m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-04-18 22:00 CDT
UT Date & Time2017-04-19 03:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth209.2°
First azimuth208.8°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth192.07°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length20°
RemarksIt was a glowing train. It was thin trail that was gleaming and sparkling with a glistening light blue/ whitish mixture of colors. It was trailing behind the fireball.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was an extremely bright red, orange, and white colored explosions that happened very quickly when it was more closely positioned above the tree line.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksRight before its bright terminal explosion, it split into two pieces that looked like they sparked apart. Both pieces then quickly exploded and were gone out of sight.