Reports Report 1779bf (Event 1779-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1779-2021
Observer
NameMike E
Experience Level3/5
Remarkssky was partially cloudy. the object lit up the clouds. Direction of travel was toward Bradenton FL / Gulf of Mexico
Location
AddressMyakka City, FL
Latitude27° 23' 17.15'' N (27.39°)
Longitude 82° 16' 16.5'' W (-82.27°)
Elevation27.19m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-20 21:05 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-03-21 01:05 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle258°
Moving
Facing azimuth345°
First azimuth350°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth320°
Last elevation40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksthe main object trailed about a dozen smaller fragments that decelerated quickly relative to the main object