Reports Report 5287c (Event 5287-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5287-2019
Observer
NameJames B
Experience Level4/5
RemarksDriving I-170 Due South at 19:08 Hours from St. Louis Airport. Saw it initially at the top of the visible limit of the windshield, rather fast for bright meteors. Could have been brighter, but we are in a city light environment. Fireball terminated at approximately 30 degrees above the horizon, no visible trail, no fragmentation, no termination flash. Just disappeared at brightest moment.. Light yellow to white. Direction almost due South.
Location
AddressSt. Louis, MO
Latitude38° 42' 59.14'' N (38.72°)
Longitude 90° 19' 57.56'' W (-90.33°)
Elevation166.86m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-10-27 19:08 CDT
UT Date & Time2019-10-28 00:08 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth185.19°
First azimuth186.44°
First elevation70°
Last azimuth184.23°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-