Reports Report 105h (Event 105-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 105-2018
Observer
NameLaura R
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThe bright orange ball appeared then looked like it exploded then 1-2 minutes later, it appeared again then looked like it got farther away and vanished.
Location
AddressSarasota, FL
Latitude27° 21' 45.88'' N (27.36°)
Longitude 82° 30' 39.38'' W (-82.51°)
Elevation9.97m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-01-07 20:15 EST
UT Date & Time2018-01-08 01:15 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle26°
Moving
Facing azimuth52.84°
First azimuth59.65°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth58.62°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLooked like it exploded and small fragments scattered around it
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks20 - 30 pieces around the main bright light