Reports Report 545e (Event 545-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 545-2016
Observer
NameRebecca E
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI was driving in my care when I observed the fireball, so I was in motion, traveling in the direction on W. Friendly Avenue (west) that I was observing the meteor.
Location
AddressGreensboro, NC
Latitude36° 5' 27.76'' N (36.09°)
Longitude 79° 51' 45.33'' W (-79.86°)
Elevation277.86m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-02-10 18:43 EST
UT Date & Time2016-02-10 23:43 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle21°
Moving
Facing azimuth276.5°
First azimuth276.28°
First elevation46°
Last azimuth293.97°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorYellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSaw at least one large distinct piece break away from the fireball shortly before fading out.