Reports Report 5102a (Event 5102-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5102-2022
Observer
Namelawrence M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis was so so so impressive. I have never seen anything like this, and have been casually observing for many years. Plus, the area I was watching is not that dark, making its appearance that much more impressive
Location
AddressChapel Hill, NC
Latitude35° 57' 30.06'' N (35.96°)
Longitude 79° 1' 46.6'' W (-79.03°)
Elevation144.31m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-08-13 05:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2022-08-13 09:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle88°
Moving
Facing azimuth
First azimuth350°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth25°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
Remarkssound like a welding torch; sizzling sound
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length20°
Remarkssubtle,,
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksreally impressive bring thing at the end. Looked much larger at the end, and bright, very bright- like a flash of light. The size was really impressive.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksthe very end it was large and seemed to be in multiple parts for the final second. I interpreted the larger size and brightness at the end to be a group/cluster to rocks. I am going to try to draw some pictures of this