Reports Report 9322b (Event 9322-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 9322-2021
Observer
NameRachel W
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThought it was a plane at first because it was so bright, then noticed it moving too fast with a broken tail. By the time it registered what I saw it disappeared. Skies clear at time of report.
Location
Address, NC
Latitude35° 48' 32.16'' N (35.81°)
Longitude 78° 31' 23.87'' W (-78.52°)
Elevation76.83m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-12-19 23:40 EST
UT Date & Time2021-12-20 04:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle319°
Moving
Facing azimuth167.47°
First azimuth169.29°
First elevation59°
Last azimuth149.74°
Last elevation75°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFragmentation in a tail while still visible.