Reports Report 3561h (Event 3561-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3561-2020
Observer
NameBrooke M
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI was surprised at how bright the trail was behind the meteorite prior to breaking apart.
Location
AddressClarksville, TN
Latitude36° 33' 56.8'' N (36.57°)
Longitude 87° 19' 40.07'' W (-87.33°)
Elevation163.79m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-07-19 20:17 CDT
UT Date & Time2020-07-20 01:17 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle105°
Moving
Facing azimuth32.3°
First azimuth14.21°
First elevation27°
Last azimuth60.65°
Last elevation16°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe meteorite grew brighter as it got closer to earth
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI saw at least 3 pieces fall away from the meteorite almost at the same time it became much brighter.