Reports Report 8787m (Event 8787-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 8787-2022
Observer
NameMarcie A
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI was on a water taxi from Harbour Island (Dunmore) to Eleuthera Bahamas Three Island dock. I was facing North when I saw the most beautiful fireball. It appeared close to me. As soon as I got off the water taxi I found someone else who also saw it- and we took a video talking about our experience and what we saw.
Location
Address, North Eleuthera (BS)
Latitude25° 29' 20.84'' N (25.49°)
Longitude 76° 39' 49.37'' W (-76.66°)
Elevation4.06m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-11-14 16:00 EST
UT Date & Time2022-11-14 21:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle251°
Moving
Facing azimuth19.35°
First azimuth23.85°
First elevation31°
Last azimuth2.94°
Last elevation26°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorPurple, Blue, Green, Orange, Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksI was on a water taxi (small boat)- it sounded like like someone was blowing air out with force
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe front of the fireball was super bright and oval shape with a rainbow tail. It was one of the most amazing sights I’ve ever seen.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-