Reports Report 5e (Event 5-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5-2020
Observer
NameColton L
Experience Level2/5
RemarksTo address the elephant in the room… Considering this is New Year’s Eve and there was fire works going off; this was not a firework. It was some object moving at supersonic velocity in the upper atmosphere.
Location
AddressWimauma, FL
Latitude27° 38' 57.48'' N (27.65°)
Longitude 82° 23' 56.19'' W (-82.4°)
Elevation8.5m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-12-31 21:38 EST
UT Date & Time2020-01-01 02:38 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle110°
Moving
Facing azimuth210°
First azimuth200°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth215°
Last elevation40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1.5s
Length20°
RemarksGlowing train. Long orange streak following the fireball moving extremely fast. After 2nd fireball the streak dissipated.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a initial bright flash followed by a 2ish second period of a fireball and a glowing train then a 2nd brighter flash. The object then vanished.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was hard to tell Conclusively but for a split second it did seem like there were smaller fragments trails after the termination flash.