Reports Report 2276a (Event 2276-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2276-2022
Observer
NameMichael R
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was a very short, bright trail that broke off into multiple pieces before disappearing
Location
AddressHuntsville, AL
Latitude34° 42' 34.33'' N (34.71°)
Longitude 86° 39' 52.69'' W (-86.66°)
Elevation198.86m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-04-09 21:52 CDT
UT Date & Time2022-04-10 02:52 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle244°
Moving
Facing azimuth238.21°
First azimuth76.77°
First elevation38°
Last azimuth290.03°
Last elevation49°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length10°
RemarksFaint glowing for almost 3 seconds after the object broke off into 3 separate pieces and dissipated
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe object got increasingly brighter right before it broke apart
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFragmented off into 3 separate pieces after streaming halfway across the horizon