Reports Report 1997r (Event 1997-2017)

Name Rachael T
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks My boyfriend saw the end of it, he has more experience with observong astronomical events than I do, and he helped me with the angles and directions.
Address New Braunfels, TX
Latitude 29° 43' 24.43'' N (29.723453°)
Longitude 98° 10' 5.31'' W (-98.168143°)
Elevation 259.291m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-06-17 23:45 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-06-18 04:45 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 120°
Facing azimuth 168°
First azimuth 162.59°
First elevation 29°
Last azimuth 185.61°
Last elevation 12°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -19
Color Light Blue, Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks A few rapid bright flashes
Observation Yes
Remarks Orange bits that looked like sparks after the initial flashes