Reports Report 3946e (Event 3946-2017)

Name Z. P
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks This was clearly the largest, most impressive meteor sighting I have ever witnessed.
Address Wichita Falls, TX
Latitude 33° 55' 49.89'' N (33.930526°)
Longitude 98° 31' 10.75'' W (-98.519654°)
Elevation 288.054m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-22 19:22 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-23 00:22 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 204°
Facing azimuth -
First azimuth 21°
First elevation 60°
Last azimuth 12°
Last elevation 46°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -
Color Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks Crackle & boom
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Shower of sparks, explosion
Observation Yes
Remarks It appeared to explode into about 40-50 pieces