Reports Report 1290a (Event 1290-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1290-2018
Observer
NamePaul A
Experience Level1/5
RemarksVery impressive. At first I thought it was a burning plane and got concerned but then realized it appeared to be a very bright meteor-like object.
Location
AddressGallatin, TN
Latitude36° 24' 51.87'' N (36.41°)
Longitude 86° 26' 56.96'' W (-86.45°)
Elevation163.91m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-04-02 20:18 CDT
UT Date & Time2018-04-03 01:18 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle85°
Moving
Facing azimuth175.97°
First azimuth45°
First elevation85°
Last azimuth287.05°
Last elevation85°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length20°
RemarksCircular orange circle with short orange train coming out to my left (SE) appeared to look like a flame
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-