Reports Report 8052w (Event 8052-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 8052-2021
Observer
NameJohn A
Experience Level2/5
RemarksLocation is best approximate. Fireball sighting was on I81 N in West Virginia, traveling northbound and at approx mile marker 17.
Location
AddressSpring Mills, WV
Latitude39° 30' 12.54'' N (39.5°)
Longitude 77° 56' 18.03'' W (-77.94°)
Elevation136.26m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-11-23 20:00 EST
UT Date & Time2021-11-24 01:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle193°
Moving
Facing azimuth24.8°
First azimuth26.84°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth25.2°
Last elevation12°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorOrange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAt the last second or so of visibility, the fireball split into two distinct points along the trajectory.