Reports Report 5i (Event 5-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5-2020
Observer
NameVirgil S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis is the brightest fireball I've ever seen. It was noticed while looking upward at the night sky from Camp Carpenter in Big Cypress National Preserve. I do realize this occurred on New Year's Eve; it was not fireworks.
Location
Address, FL
Latitude26° 11' 36.22'' N (26.19°)
Longitude 81° 3' 15.65'' W (-81.05°)
Elevation5.34m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-12-31 21:32 EST
UT Date & Time2020-01-01 02:32 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth288.56°
First azimuth294.01°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth309.09°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorGreen, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length30°
RemarksGlowing train got narrower as it approached the horizon.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksOnce the flash went behind the tree line in the distance, I saw a large and wide green flash emit upward from the horizon.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-