Reports Report 8802i (Event 8802-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 8802-2022
Observer
NameClifford S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI am sure this wasn't a typical shooting star that was just skipping off our atmosphere. It was burning through and disintegrating.
Location
AddressChocowinity, NC
Latitude35° 27' 33.87'' N (35.46°)
Longitude 77° 4' 12.53'' W (-77.07°)
Elevation5.67m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-11-14 22:10 EST
UT Date & Time2022-11-15 03:10 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle256°
Moving
Facing azimuth308.74°
First azimuth332.98°
First elevation68°
Last azimuth297.95°
Last elevation57°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length-
RemarksThe train was about 8 inches long. It was straight behind the fire ball. I could see the Fireball break apart. It was a glowing train.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe head broke into a small cluster of pieces and disappeared. I would say about half of a second to a second.