Reports Report 561a (Event 561-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 561-2021
Observer
NameEd W
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI always walk our dog at night and enjoy the night sky (without any grand education or background in astronomy). This was a unique experience for me / I've never witnessed something like this in the past.
Location
AddressCharleston, SC
Latitude32° 42' 55.46'' N (32.72°)
Longitude 79° 57' 1.5'' W (-79.95°)
Elevation3.64m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-01-26 22:50 EST
UT Date & Time2021-01-27 03:50 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle251°
Moving
Facing azimuth80.63°
First azimuth93.64°
First elevation31°
Last azimuth75.23°
Last elevation24°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length12°
RemarksSeemed to be a glowing streak, something that was unusual for what I normally observe in the night sky (brighter than any star; so bright that it caught my attention). The trail was also a bit wider that a typical shooting star.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe light trail seemed to 'skip' toward the end of my observation and I took that as the object fragmented.