Reports Report 4782cb (Event 4782-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4782-2021
Observer
NameCharles T
Experience Level4/5
RemarksWe were hosting a public telescope night and had about 10 people witness the event
Location
AddressPotterville, MI
Latitude42° 38' 46.32'' N (42.65°)
Longitude 84° 45' 38.14'' W (-84.76°)
Elevation265.46m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-08-14 22:58 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-08-15 02:58 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle170°
Moving
Facing azimuth175°
First azimuth160°
First elevation80°
Last azimuth178°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorLight Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length40°
RemarksThick glowing smoke trail was able to see path due to persistent trail
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright flash/explosion and increase in brightness just above tree line in the south horizon, went from green to orange
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksCould easily see fragmentation, could see meteor flash and explode into multiple bright pieces, increase in brightness with smaller bright fragments, similar to a firework