This report has been linked to the following event: Gebeurtenis 3098-2021
Waarnemer
NaamThomas W
Ervarings niveau2/5
OpmerkingenI didn't see any known events and want to know if others saw this object breaking up.. and if it was some of our own space junk, or something else.
locatie
AdresBlacksburg, VA
Breedtegraad37° 16' 47,93'' N (37,28°)
Lengtegraad 80° 25' 31,66'' W (-80,43°)
Hoogte688,25m
Tijd en Duur
Lokale Datum & Tijd30/05/2021 22:50 EDT
UT Datum & Tijd31/05/2021 02:50 UT
Tijdsduur≈1,5s
Richting
BeweegrichtingVan boven rechts naar beneden links
Invalshoek258°
Bewegend
Azimut kijkrichting290°
Eerste azimut320°
Eerste hoogte45°
Laatste azimut290°
Laatste hoogte45°
Helderheid en kleur
Ster helderheid-13
KleurYellow
Gelijktijdig geluid
WaarnemingNee
Opmerkingen-
Uitgesteld geluid
WaarnemingNee
Opmerkingen-
Nalichtend spoor
WaarnemingNo
Tijdsduur-
Lengte-
Opmerkingen-
Eind lichtflits
WaarnemingUnknown
Opmerkingen-
Fragmentatie
WaarnemingJa
Opmerkingenit was bright yellow (caught our of the corner of my eye). as I looked up it immediately broke into 4-5 pieces and quickly went out. I listened for around a minute but never heard any delayed booms. With the speed and proximity over my house, at first I thought it was a firework, but then realized that it was much larger and faster moving than a firework and that it must have been high in the atmosphere, and given the west-northwest direction and shallow (45deg) angle, that it must ave been many miles away. But gauging distance with such an object without secondary references is very difficult.