Reports Report 5900f (Event 5900-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5900-2021
Observer
NameDaniel W
Experience Level2/5
RemarksWe are in the flight path of a nearby airport and this was so bright i first thought it was an airliner landing light in my peripheral vision but once I looked straight at it, I realized it was a fireball and watched it terminate. Left a very long tail behind it but disappeared when the fireball disappeared
Location
AddressFort Mill, SC
Latitude34° 59' 44.63'' N (35°)
Longitude 80° 52' 8.94'' W (-80.87°)
Elevation175.82m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-09-23 20:10 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-09-24 00:10 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth184.09°
First azimuth146.63°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth248.77°
Last elevation45°
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
Remarksno flash, but linear fragmentation as it disappeared