Reports Report 2571f (Event 2571-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2571-2021
Observer
NameVictoria H
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThis was incredible. It was like seeing a shooting star up close. I had never seen fragmentation before, and I saw this with my plain eye.
Location
AddressFenton, MI
Latitude42° 49' 46.26'' N (42.83°)
Longitude 83° 44' 18.94'' W (-83.74°)
Elevation270.48m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-05-02 01:47 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-05-02 05:47 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle107°
Moving
Facing azimuth70.4°
First azimuth53.03°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth117.19°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorOrange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length30°
RemarksWhite to yellow at the end of the train, then fragmentation
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSeveral fragment pieces were bright and then quickly disappeared