Reports Report 5479av (Event 5479-2018)

Name Deborah B
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I was returning home from my grandson's basketball game so know my time, location, and direction are correct. As I was driving I saw the object to my left cross the sky to my right disappearing behind the trees. It was very bright and large at the beginning with a bright glowing train.
Address Carmine, TX
Latitude 30° 8' 17.17'' N (30.138102°)
Longitude 96° 45' 26.99'' W (-96.757497°)
Elevation 136.594m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-10 20:00 CST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-11 02:00 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 104°
Facing azimuth 86.28°
First azimuth 61.27°
First elevation 48°
Last azimuth 118.15°
Last elevation 12°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -22
Color Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 50°
Remarks bright and glowing, no noticeable smoke, sky was very dark
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -