Reports Report 2611g (Event 2611-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2611-2018
Observer
NameTim P
Experience Level1/5
RemarksMy first thought was that it was a missile. It was incredible to witness. I have seen shooting stars before but that pales in comparison to this.
Location
AddressMontverde, FL
Latitude28° 35' 21.56'' N (28.59°)
Longitude 81° 41' 7.18'' W (-81.69°)
Elevation37.24m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-07-23 21:10 EDT
UT Date & Time2018-07-24 01:10 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle258°
Moving
Facing azimuth357.68°
First azimuth30.96°
First elevation59°
Last azimuth307.95°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorPurple, Light Blue, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length40°
RemarksA glowing blue/purple train. Like a shooting star but much brighter, slower, and closer.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-