Reports Report 5479bk (Event 5479-2018)

Name Ryan C
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Wondered if bolide, but no concussive shock or sound.
Address Austin, TX
Latitude 30° 16' 25.59'' N (30.273775°)
Longitude 97° 46' 17.97'' W (-97.771659°)
Elevation 132m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-12-10 19:30 CST
UT Date & Time 2018-12-11 01:30 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 103°
Facing azimuth 254.75°
First azimuth 230.83°
First elevation 35°
Last azimuth 277.47°
Last elevation 21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -15
Color Light Green and Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Object fractured at the end of velocity path. Bright white yellow. The fragmentation illuminated a slight debris cloud. Nothing solid, just a cloud like smoke.
Observation Yes
Remarks Immediately following fragmentation, bright yellow to yellow to orange to dark red and then out. Estimated time of the fragmentation colorshift from bright green to non-existent was probably .2 of a second.