Reports Report 343a (Event 343-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 343-2016
Observer
NameKatherine D
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressOak Ridge, TN
Latitude36° 0' 28.18'' N (36.01°)
Longitude 84° 15' 11.41'' W (-84.25°)
Elevation269.1m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-01-31 20:25 EST
UT Date & Time2016-02-01 01:25 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle187°
Moving
Facing azimuth274.13°
First azimuth277.27°
First elevation44°
Last azimuth271.78°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration-
Length
RemarksGlowing train, almost spark like
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksGot slightly brighter at the moment of fragmentation
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSeemed to have a separate small spark in the trail (like a small piece broke off)