Reports Report 1g (Event 1-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1-2018
Observer
NameRobert J
Experience Level3/5
RemarksHorizontal flight path almost due east from our location. Traveling south to north.
Location
AddressMerritt Island, FL
Latitude28° 23' 7.06'' N (28.39°)
Longitude 80° 40' 11.45'' W (-80.67°)
Elevation1.95m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-31 19:45 EST
UT Date & Time2018-01-01 00:45 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle272°
Moving
Facing azimuth93.97°
First azimuth97.43°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth83.86°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksStarted as a single, broad brush of orange/red streak then broke up into several (3-5) pieces just before going dark - Spectacular sight!