Reports Report 2281hz (Event 2281-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2281-2021
Observer
NameRobert G
Experience Level3/5
RemarksSaw similar event on the 11th in western sky from exact same location.
Location
AddressThe Villages, FL
Latitude28° 53' 33.01'' N (28.89°)
Longitude 81° 57' 39.96'' W (-81.96°)
Elevation40.57m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-04-12 21:45 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-04-13 01:45 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle254°
Moving
Facing azimuth128.87°
First azimuth148.53°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth114.47°
Last elevation16°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSmall whitish object moving at a very fast speed changing color from white to blue white & finally orange. It grew in size until it exploded in an irregular pattern9non geometric) and disintegrated while traveling down ward to horizon. Center of object appeared yellow just before disappearing.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSee above