Reports Report 2277a (Event 2277-2017)

Observer
Name Blake H
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Massive train
Location
Address College Station, TX
Latitude 30° 37' 16.11'' N (30.621143°)
Longitude 96° 18' 40.49'' W (-96.311248°)
Elevation 86.927m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-07-13 22:30 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-07-14 03:30 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 104°
Moving
Facing azimuth 279.46°
First azimuth 265.43°
First elevation 37°
Last azimuth 297.55°
Last elevation 30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1.5s
Length 15°
Remarks Long glowing orange train, slightly less than a centimeter wide at it's largest from my angle
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Flash at the head of the train after about 3 seconds before disappearing
Fragmentation
Observation No
Remarks -