Reports Report 5479bb (Event 5479-2018)

Name Jay G
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks I was driving WSW on TX 31 when this occurred so my location is a rough estimate unfortunately, but I called my family at 8pm to tell them about it so my time estimate is much more accurate.
Address Corsicana, TX
Latitude 32° 6' 6.89'' N (32.101915°)
Longitude 96° 24' 30.43'' W (-96.408453°)
Elevation 109.798m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-10 19:58 CST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-11 01:58 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 12°
Facing azimuth 259.38°
First azimuth 252.71°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 269.15°
Last elevation 31°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks The meteor was bright white as it first came into view, then it looked like it blinked out for a split second and continued on with a fiery orange glow along the same trajectory until it faded out of view.