Reports Report 3445a (Event 3445-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3445-2019
Observer
NameKevin N
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWhat attracted me to the object was its brightness. I thought it was an aircraft, but it was more luminescent. A bit brighter than when the ISS flies overhead.
Location
AddressBelgium, WI
Latitude43° 29' 40.93'' N (43.49°)
Longitude 87° 50' 25.83'' W (-87.84°)
Elevation228.55m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-01 21:24 CDT
UT Date & Time2019-08-02 02:24 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle102°
Moving
Facing azimuth76.85°
First azimuth50.82°
First elevation18°
Last azimuth108.79°
Last elevation18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksTwo bright pieces of the same color broke off from the main fireball and fell, losing their luminosity approximately 3 sec after the initiation of the fall.