Reports Report 4894bx (Event 4894-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4894-2017
Observer
NameKathy K
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressBoca Raton, FL
Latitude26° 20' 15.42'' N (26.34°)
Longitude 80° 13' 36.03'' W (-80.23°)
Elevation4.69m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-05 18:30 EST
UT Date & Time2017-12-05 23:30 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle183°
Moving
Facing azimuth89.66°
First azimuth62.61°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth63.9°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorOrange, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI first saw it as a bright white light, then it looked like an explosion of fire, similar to a firework, but directed toward the earth instead of toward the sky.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-