Reports Report 4531nt (Event 4531-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4531-2018
Observer
NameMatt K
Experience Level2/5
RemarksFour of us were camping along the Ozark Trail in the Mark Twain National Forest and witnessed. The flash lit up the forest to near daylight levels. The fireball fell straight down. We heard the boom 3.5 minutes later. Simply awesome and fantastic experience for all of us!
Location
AddressRolla, MO
Latitude36° 50' 52.11'' N (36.85°)
Longitude 91° 59' 12.54'' W (-91.99°)
Elevation339.41m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-11-02 19:20 CST
UT Date & Time2018-11-03 00:20 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth210°
First azimuth210°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth210°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorLight Green, Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
Remarks3.5 minutes after we saw the fireball we heard a sustained boom that lasted 3-4seconds
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length40°
Remarksglowing train, white and green
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-