Reports Report 338v (Event 338-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 338-2020
Observer
NameYvonne L
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe fireball was an unbelievably bright yellow-white ball with a redness spreading across it's front and a yellow-orange tail. The tail was 5 or 6 times longer than the ball. It went straight down as if dropped from above. In other words, It fell almost perfectly perpendicular to the ground.
Location
AddressCruz Bay, St. John (VI)
Latitude18° 19' 57.38'' N (18.33°)
Longitude 64° 47' 32.72'' W (-64.79°)
Elevation7.65m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-01-17 17:30 AST
UT Date & Time2020-01-17 21:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle181°
Moving
Facing azimuth313.02°
First azimuth313.59°
First elevation42°
Last azimuth315.29°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-