Reports Report 2872x (Event 2872-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2872-2019
Observer
NameJohn O
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThis was the most vivid and unusual ever witnessed
Location
AddressHobe Sound, FL
Latitude27° 6' 20.28'' N (27.11°)
Longitude 80° 9' 35.31'' W (-80.16°)
Elevation5.37m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-07-03 02:00 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-07-03 06:00 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle129°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth-
First elevation-
Last azimuth-
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorOrange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration12s
Length60°
RemarksEach piece of exploding comet had that 50 to 60 degree train or contrail
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI saw the event just as it exploded. It threw off 30 or mote fragments
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksindividual fireballs