Reports Report 2646a (Event 2646-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2646-2021
Observer
NameMichael B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksVery bright initially, slowly waiting to nothing over a 4 sec. period of time. It ended slightly lower in the horizon than it started. Color was bright blue, as in a welding arch. I was driving South and saw it to the East. It seemed to be traveling North to south.
Location
AddressWoodlawn, LA
Latitude30° 16' 35.75'' N (30.28°)
Longitude 92° 58' 2'' W (-92.97°)
Elevation8.56m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-05-07 05:18 CDT
UT Date & Time2021-05-07 10:18 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle102°
Moving
Facing azimuth301.94°
First azimuth284.98°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth340.75°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorBlue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI initially saw a very bright (welding arch-like) blur flash. The brightness dissipated to nothing over a 4 sec. period of time.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-