Reports Report 146d (Event 146-2018)

Name Brian F
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks -
Address Missouri City, TX
Latitude 29° 31' 47.96'' N (29.529989°)
Longitude 95° 33' 24.94'' W (-95.556927°)
Elevation 19.882m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-01-12 05:49 CST
UT Date & Time 2018-01-12 11:49 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 240°
Facing azimuth 180°
First azimuth 200°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 180°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -8
Color Started as White/Light Blue, and changed to a bright Orangey white as it broke apart to a half dozen smaller pieces at the end of the track
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks As track terminated, fireball went from a blue-white to a bright orange and then quickly broke up into about a half dozen small pieces that spread out in a spray pattern for a degree or so of sky