Reports Report 4782co (Event 4782-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4782-2021
Observer
NameBilly E
Experience Level1/5
RemarksAs close as it appeared I was sure it could have hit the earth.
Location
AddressIndianapolis, IN
Latitude39° 41' 59.1'' N (39.7°)
Longitude 86° 5' 25.27'' W (-86.09°)
Elevation247.14m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-08-14 22:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-08-15 02:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle112°
Moving
Facing azimuth38.91°
First azimuth27.2°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth46.39°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorBlue, phased to orange/ Red as it neared the horizon
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAs the color changed from blue to orange, the tail fragments were brighter orange and seemed to scatter outside of the normal tail pattern