Reports Report 4531ph (Event 4531-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4531-2018
Observer
NameMatt R
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI’ve seen a lot of meteors, even took astronomy as my science at the College of Charleston, but this was biggest, slowest I’ve seen
Location
AddressLake Ozark, MO
Latitude38° 12' 17.39'' N (38.2°)
Longitude 92° 44' 48.16'' W (-92.75°)
Elevation203.42m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-11-02 19:15 CST
UT Date & Time2018-11-03 00:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle239°
Moving
Facing azimuth150°
First azimuth175°
First elevation75°
Last azimuth130°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorYellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length25°
RemarksBright flash, a long trail, then another flash like it exploded, then slowly burned out as it fell much slower & toward the horizon as burned out. Almost like a flare
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSee above
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAfter the second flash, it seemed almost like a firework with pieces falling & burning out. It’s what I thought it was at first