Reports Report 2621c (Event 2621-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2621-2015
Observer
NameRod V
Experience Level3/5
RemarksAs stated, I was driving when I saw this through the clouds. It caught my eye so I saw if pretty well. Was the most spectacular fireball I have ever seen. Not sure if it was somehow magnified because of the clouds but very bright and thick.
Location
AddressErlanger, KY
Latitude39° 3' 12.14'' N (39.05°)
Longitude 84° 37' 53.08'' W (-84.63°)
Elevation271.81m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-10-22 04:46 EDT
UT Date & Time2015-10-22 08:46 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle98°
Moving
Facing azimuth250°
First azimuth250°
First elevation75°
Last azimuth250°
Last elevation75°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration0.4s
Length15°
RemarksWatched this as I was driving. Was above the clouds but lit up the clouds and left a short thick train.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksDefinite fragmentation in the train.