Reports Report 2621d (Event 2621-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2621-2015
Observer
NameMark V
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was remarkable! Also remarkable that I was about to get into my car, but paused to view the many stars that morning...then this! Wow...
Location
AddressKnoxville, TN
Latitude35° 58' 26.79'' N (35.97°)
Longitude 84° 11' 24.91'' W (-84.19°)
Elevation349.86m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-10-22 04:45 EDT
UT Date & Time2015-10-22 08:45 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth180.69°
First azimuth187.92°
First elevation71°
Last azimuth233.24°
Last elevation68°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration60s
Length50°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSky lit up very briefly, but very brightly; caused me to look up; asteriod was still streaming across sky, then 'blew up'; stream of debris seen easily for ~1 min
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-