Reports Report 1211i (Event 1211-2017)

Name Alexander C
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks -
Address Orlando, FL
Latitude 28° 27' 54.54'' N (28.465151°)
Longitude 81° 30' 10.12'' W (-81.502811°)
Elevation 48.692m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-02 02:50 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-02 06:50 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 196°
Facing azimuth 263.49°
First azimuth 269.94°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 253.93°
Last elevation 15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Light Blue and white
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks I heard two faint but audible bangs about 10-15 minutes after sighting.
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 10°
Remarks I could only see the trail when the terminal flash occurred but it was straight, glowing and looked like it had bright embers.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The flash was around a -12 magnitude very close to, in not more than the brightness of a full moon.
Observation Yes
Remarks The fragmentation started at around 20 degrees elevation and ended at 15 or 14. It was very bright due to the terminal flash.