Reports Report 5266g (Event 5266-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5266-2019
Observer
NameSamuel D
Experience Level4/5
RemarksVery clear, dark sky, no wind. Saw entire life cycle of fireball, near horizontal trajectory, slightly ascending west to east.
Location
AddressNeal, KS
Latitude37° 51' 7.79'' N (37.85°)
Longitude 96° 4' 6.86'' W (-96.07°)
Elevation326.03m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-10-26 20:40 CDT
UT Date & Time2019-10-27 01:40 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle94°
Moving
Facing azimuth347.93°
First azimuth318.32°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth52.8°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length15°
RemarksBroke into about 4 pieces
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAs above, fragmented near the end of the trail.