Reports Report 146j (Event 146-2018)

Observer
Name Russell R
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Spend a lot of time outdoors before and after dark (hunting / fishing). This was the closest, brightest, most defined break up I've ever seen. Very rare to see something like this near the Houston light pollution.
Location
Address Sugar Land, TX
Latitude 29° 38' 38.85'' N (29.644124°)
Longitude 95° 34' 35.49'' W (-95.576525°)
Elevation 24.317m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-01-12 06:00 CST
UT Date & Time 2018-01-12 12:00 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 247°
Moving
Facing azimuth 107.23°
First azimuth 110.86°
First elevation 28°
Last azimuth 94.01°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -12
Color Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1.5s
Length 15°
Remarks Trail of fragments during break up
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks Yellow / orange fragments during break up leaving a trail last 1.5 to 2 seconds