Reports Report 4250b (Event 4250-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4250-2021
Observer
NameAidan M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI questioned whether or not I was observing a possible meteor shower, because several minutes later I observed a much dimmer and quicker shooting star directly overhead.
Location
AddressFort Campbell, KY
Latitude36° 39' 38.28'' N (36.66°)
Longitude 87° 29' 40.87'' W (-87.49°)
Elevation169.03m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-08-02 20:50 CDT
UT Date & Time2021-08-03 01:50 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle93°
Moving
Facing azimuth235.5°
First azimuth252.98°
First elevation49°
Last azimuth267.13°
Last elevation47°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length
RemarksI could compare it to the light trail a sparkler leaves behind when you wave it around rapidly.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball grew significantly brighter and then quickly went out.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-