Reports Report 2596a (Event 2596-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2596-2020
Observer
NameCaroline K
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI was laying on a lounge chair looking up at the sky with my boyfriend. That’s when I all of a sudden saw a bright ball in the sky, quite low towards the horizon, moving down towards the earth. It came out of nowhere and looked like a plane falling out of the sky. Then it just disappeared.
Location
AddressGrimsby, Ontario (CA)
Latitude43° 11' 57.48'' N (43.2°)
Longitude 79° 37' 35.14'' W (-79.63°)
Elevation98m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-05-27 22:38 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-05-28 02:38 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth266.17°
First azimuth261.09°
First elevation14°
Last azimuth256.21°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorYellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI noticed this fireball because all of a sudden a flash/ball appeared in the sky. It was moving downwards then disappeared after 1-2 seconds.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-