Reports Report 1561x (Event 1561-2019)

Observer
Name Barbara W
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Texted our kids it was so amazing. Here’s the text and why we are able to be precise about the time. We are at mile marker 73 on 95 and just saw either a meteor or a missile streaking across the sky from west to east. It was very bright and large with an amazing tail. Close to Ft Stewart exit 76. WOW it was amazing and unbelievable !!!!
Location
Address Hinesville, GA
Latitude 31° 50' 47.28'' N (31.846467°)
Longitude 81° 35' 49.5'' W (-81.597083°)
Elevation 24.361071m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2019-04-04 06:53 EDT
UT Date & Time 2019-04-04 10:53 UT
Duration >60s
Direction
Moving direction From left to right
Descent Angle 90°
Moving
Facing azimuth 50°
First azimuth 292.41°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 72.63°
Last elevation 55°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks Due to its height there was small but definite fragmentation.