Reports Report 4937j (Event 4937-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4937-2019
Observer
NamePatrick L
Experience Level3/5
RemarksAll 10 of us who witnessed this are over the age of 60. We gaze at the sky nightly, weather permitting.
Location
AddressSalado, TX
Latitude30° 57' 30.11'' N (30.96°)
Longitude 97° 31' 47.83'' W (-97.53°)
Elevation186.85m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-10-08 20:15 CDT
UT Date & Time2019-10-09 01:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle118°
Moving
Facing azimuth126.12°
First azimuth115.02°
First elevation87°
Last azimuth139.46°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorOrange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksA pop sound low pitch as it flamed out.
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt streaked down and when it got halfway to the horizon it burst into a brilliant fireball for an instant then extinguished with a pop. We were sitting on the porch and was witnessed by 10 adults. It was AWESOME!
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-