Reports Report 1045b (Event 1045-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1045-2021
Observer
NameJohn S
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThis seemed to fall straight down as if it was falling from space even though it probably wasn’t.
Location
AddressKnoxville, TN
Latitude35° 59' 10.75'' N (35.99°)
Longitude 83° 58' 20.56'' W (-83.97°)
Elevation317.3m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-02-23 01:00 EST
UT Date & Time2021-02-23 06:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth75°
First azimuth75°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth75°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright ball with flaming tail
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAs bright light died down little burning fragments appeared to drop from the main fireball towards end