Reports Report 4531jm (Event 4531-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4531-2018
Observer
NameJohn W
Experience Level3/5
RemarksBrilliant!! Was just taking out the trash and it made me drop both bags, jaw agape. Truly spectacular!!
Location
AddressEmmett, KS
Latitude39° 18' 35.43'' N (39.31°)
Longitude 96° 3' 25.78'' W (-96.06°)
Elevation313.5m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-11-02 19:20 CDT
UT Date & Time2018-11-03 00:20 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle138°
Moving
Facing azimuth124.82°
First azimuth118.91°
First elevation24°
Last azimuth123.96°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLess than one second after appearing, it got much brighter, then dimmed, then brighter two more times before I lost it behind trees. I could see the glow so I know it was still burning, however I could no longer tell the relative size and actions
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-