Reports Report 3197e (Event 3197-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3197-2016
Observer
NameJeri W
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI just thought it was falling star but it was bright and pieces came out of it.
Location
AddressLincolnton, NC
Latitude35° 29' 9.77'' N (35.49°)
Longitude 81° 15' 5.73'' W (-81.25°)
Elevation237.73m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-09-01 05:26 EDT
UT Date & Time2016-09-01 09:26 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle160°
Moving
Facing azimuth3.32°
First azimuth
First elevation45°
Last azimuth327.21°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBig ball then pieces breaking off