Reports Report 1407c (Event 1407-2017)

Name Arthur S
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks -
Address Plano, TX
Latitude 33° 1' 21.25'' N (33.02257°)
Longitude 96° 43' 8.32'' W (-96.718978°)
Elevation 199.16m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-18 13:07 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-18 18:07 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up to down
Descent Angle 180°
Facing azimuth 61.44°
First azimuth 63.2°
First elevation 51°
Last azimuth 62.56°
Last elevation 19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Orange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 20°
Remarks The smoke trail started right as I saw it (started glowing orange and broke apart) then after it burned up the smoke lasted maybe .5 seconds to 1 second and disapeared.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks The body was falling and glowing and then became brighter as it broke into 3 parts then burned up.
Observation Yes
Remarks About halfway through its fall it broke into three bodies and burned up.