Reports Report 1042b (Event 1042-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1042-2021
Observer
NameHerbert P
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI heard coyotes begin howling so I looked out the window toward the howling. The fireball appeared fully formed and trailing sparks in the upper window frame. The window blocked my view of the fireball at higher elevations. The fireball went black in the sky well above the horizon at the end.
Location
AddressWaddy, KY
Latitude38° 6' 38.01'' N (38.11°)
Longitude 84° 59' 32.72'' W (-84.99°)
Elevation263.84m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-02-23 00:01 EST
UT Date & Time2021-02-23 05:01 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle199°
Moving
Facing azimuth80°
First azimuth80°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth75°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorLight Green, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length20°
RemarksGlowing sparkling
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-