Reports Report 2070gv (Event 2070-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2070-2019
Observer
NameTimo R
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI have seen a handful of fireball meteors. This had the most detail, shedding several distinct glowing fragments on descent.
Location
AddressYpsilanti, MI
Latitude42° 15' 14.36'' N (42.25°)
Longitude 83° 39' 21.09'' W (-83.66°)
Elevation246.96m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-05-11 00:45 EDT
UT Date & Time2019-05-11 04:45 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle100°
Moving
Facing azimuth270°
First azimuth275°
First elevation17°
Last azimuth260°
Last elevation14°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksA half dozen glowing pieces broke off one after another, above and below the main body.