Reports Report 923i (Event 923-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 923-2021
Observer
NameRob T
Experience Level4/5
RemarksExtremely large and bright redish/orange fast-moving ball with some fragmentation, looked very local!
Location
AddressRaleigh, NC
Latitude35° 51' 24.18'' N (35.86°)
Longitude 78° 34' 9.98'' W (-78.57°)
Elevation100.72m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-02-21 20:41 EST
UT Date & Time2021-02-22 01:41 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle203°
Moving
Facing azimuth182.21°
First azimuth196.68°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth175.96°
Last elevation16°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorRed
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksObject was quickly varying in intensity and fragmenting slightly as it fell but left no visible trail