Reports Report 2281eq (Event 2281-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2281-2021
Observer
NameMary G
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThe fireball came in the direction/trajectory that planes would be landing at the Coral Creek Airport in Placida, FL. At first, I thought it was a plane with catastrophic mechanical problems attempting to land, but it disappeared as quickly as it appeared and I don’t hear or see any emergency response activity
Location
Address, FL
Latitude26° 50' 39.08'' N (26.84°)
Longitude 82° 16' 38.91'' W (-82.28°)
Elevation0.43m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-04-12 22:20 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-04-13 02:20 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle258°
Moving
Facing azimuth73°
First azimuth72.07°
First elevation15°
Last azimuth40.3°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt looked like a yellow and orange ball of fire with a fragmented trail following the ball