Reports Report 6746bn (Event 6746-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6746-2021
Observer
NameKristen Y
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was cool!! Saw some red blinking lights and feared it was a plane crash, but it traveled too far for that to be true. We tried chasing it but it was fast! Once in a lifetime view though.
Location
AddressLafayette, IN
Latitude40° 25' 11.92'' N (40.42°)
Longitude 86° 53' 57.23'' W (-86.9°)
Elevation166.36m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-10-20 00:50 EDT
UT Date & Time2021-10-20 04:50 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle231°
Moving
Facing azimuth353.92°
First azimuth126.03°
First elevation49°
Last azimuth355.73°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration-
Length
RemarksGlowing train with bright pieces
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBreaking up into several smaller lights