Reports Report 1961bp (Event 1961-2016)

Observer
Name Matt N
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Still not sure what this was, but it was awesome to see!
Location
Address Bernie, MO
Latitude 36° 42' 0.54'' N (36.700151°)
Longitude 89° 57' 57.62'' W (-89.966006°)
Elevation 92.479m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2016-06-06 11:45 CDT
UT Date & Time 2016-06-06 16:45 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 181°
Moving
Facing azimuth 338.94°
First azimuth 341.94°
First elevation 40°
Last azimuth 338°
Last elevation 13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -16
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks As the fireball neared the horizon, it appeared to break up and burst into flames.
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks I'm not sure there was a lot of this, but it did appear to burst into flame and seemed larger than when I originally saw it. My first thought was that it broke up.