Reports Report 1337dc (Event 1337-2017)

Name Janice T
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks My neighbor was with me and saw it as well. I don't know the EXACT time, to the second. I got back home at 9:30 pm, so we saw the fireball around 9:00, give or take a few minutes.
Address Irmo, SC
Latitude 34° 9' 35.06'' N (34.15974°)
Longitude 81° 12' 17.93'' W (-81.20498°)
Elevation 86.504m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-12 21:00 EDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-13 01:00 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 267°
Facing azimuth 274.57°
First azimuth 277.26°
First elevation 44°
Last azimuth 95.27°
Last elevation 22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 5s
Length 10°
Remarks Just a glowing train. The fireball itself was boxy looking in the front, and the back of it looked a little like the back of an arrow (with two flares coming out) and then a long trail behind it.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks What does fragmentation mean in this case? The back side of it looked a little like the back of an arrow (with two points coming off)...although there was a long single trail. But the main part of the light was whole - not fragmented.