Reports Report 5479az (Event 5479-2018)

Name Rhonda D
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Little to no light pollution where I live outside of town and we were fortunate to be 200+ yards away the house turning into our driveway at the time the blue flashing light caught our attention.
Address Del Rio, TX
Latitude 29° 26' 39.51'' N (29.444309°)
Longitude 101° 0' 13.94'' W (-101.003872°)
Elevation 335.75769m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-10 20:00 CST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-11 02:00 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 198°
Facing azimuth 6.29°
First azimuth 41.46°
First elevation 42°
Last azimuth 1.12°
Last elevation 30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Bright blue flashing light came from behind, like a police car, and then saw fragmentation when I turned my head to look for the source and saw the fireball.
Observation Yes
Remarks The fireball fragmented into at least three pieces starting with the largest and ending with the smallest.