Reports Report 677r (Event 677-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 677-2018
Observer
NameAshley S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksWe are on vacation here in Gatlinburg so are unfamiliar with the area. We were sitting on the porch of our rental cabin when we saw this, and it lit up the entire sky all around us, then a second later we saw the actual fireball coming through next to us.
Location
AddressGatlinburg, TN
Latitude35° 44' 34.86'' N (35.74°)
Longitude 83° 30' 6.04'' W (-83.5°)
Elevation552.02m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-02-19 22:04 EST
UT Date & Time2018-02-20 03:04 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle127°
Moving
Facing azimuth174.08°
First azimuth151.1°
First elevation10°
Last azimuth196.36°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorLight Green, Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksFaint “whoosh”
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThere were small orange embers trailing behind the object itself