Reports Report 1c (Event 1-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1-2018
Observer
NameLynn C
Experience Level1/5
RemarksAs it was New Years Eve, I thought initially it was part of a firework. I realized it wasn’t when it did burst and moved horizontally across the horizon. Another member of our group also saw the fireball. He had previously seen a fireball and said that is what I saw.
Location
AddressMerritt Island, FL
Latitude28° 23' 8.46'' N (28.39°)
Longitude 80° 40' 12.26'' W (-80.67°)
Elevation1.78m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-31 19:45 EST
UT Date & Time2018-01-01 00:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle265°
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth81.52°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth55°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorOrange red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksGlowing
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLooked like multiple pieces
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-