Reports Report 6837be (Event 6837-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6837-2021
Observer
NameBen F
Experience Level2/5
RemarksWas walking up a slight incline when I first noticed it. Illuminated the few clouds in the area. Very cool experience.
Location
AddressLesterville, SD
Latitude43° 7' 7.11'' N (43.12°)
Longitude 97° 31' 20.79'' W (-97.52°)
Elevation393.32m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-10-23 06:50 CDT
UT Date & Time2021-10-23 11:50 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth180°
First elevation20°
Last azimuth180°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorLight Green, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length20°
RemarksTraveled straight down directly south from POV. Started off small and grew larger. Appeared to flash and break apart creating 'sparks' that quickly disappeared while the main bit died out just above the horizon.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSee above.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSee above.