Reports Report 2281ej (Event 2281-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2281-2021
Observer
NameJohn F
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe object light up the sky similar to our very recent lightning events - except that there clearly was a bright object streaking toward the horizon.
Location
Address, FL
Latitude27° 13' 53.03'' N (27.23°)
Longitude 82° 28' 5.34'' W (-82.47°)
Elevation5.45m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-04-12 22:30 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-04-13 02:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle224°
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth90°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth85°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length40°
Remarksglowng train, apparent sparks / other smaller bright "sparkles" in the trail. Bright glow grew in size as the main bright bodyapproached the horizon.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBrief brighter flash as the object mat the horizon.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-