Reports Report 2872aa (Event 2872-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2872-2019
Observer
NameRyan H
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt seemed like there was only one very large fireball coming up from the horizon when I first sighted it, then we noticed even more in the sky after a possible fragmentation? Towards the end of the sighting I saw what looked like two very bright white fireballs disappearing around the curvature of the earth
Location
AddressFort Myers, FL
Latitude26° 29' 23.36'' N (26.49°)
Longitude 81° 49' 16.64'' W (-81.82°)
Elevation4.48m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-07-03 02:15 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-07-03 06:15 UT
Duration≈45s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle22°
Moving
Facing azimuth280.08°
First azimuth282.79°
First elevation27°
Last azimuth76.24°
Last elevation61°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorDark Purple, Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked like showers of sparks and then all of a sudden there were multiple fireballs in the sky trailing the original larger one, each leaving their own trail of orange/red/yellow.