Reports Report 4002lb (Event 4002-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4002-2021
Observer
NameBlake H
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was the brightest fireball I have ever seen in my life
Location
AddressBivins, TX
Latitude32° 51' 3.25'' N (32.85°)
Longitude 94° 5' 45.46'' W (-94.1°)
Elevation83.14m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-07-25 21:30 CDT
UT Date & Time2021-07-26 02:30 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle140°
Moving
Facing azimuth283.76°
First azimuth279.86°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth289.97°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorWhiteish blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length10°
RemarksWe watched it trail burn and slit into about 5 pieces
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt trailed for about 20 degrees and then burst and split
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt split into about 5-6 pieces