Reports Report 4002mn (Event 4002-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4002-2021
Observer
NameEarl N
Experience Level4/5
Remarks The trajectory of the meteor would have intersected the horizon at the exact base of a radio tower 1.51 n miles away. This tower is at 31 deg. 22 min. 02 sec. N 94 deg. 45 min. 56 sec. W.
Location
AddressLufkin, TX
Latitude31° 20' 36.17'' N (31.34°)
Longitude 94° 45' 49.08'' W (-94.76°)
Elevation93.12m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-07-25 20:58 CDT
UT Date & Time2021-07-26 01:58 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle45°
Moving
Facing azimuth356°
First azimuth335.57°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth20°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks About a half second before the terminal flash was a smaller flash about half as bright as the terminal flash. Some fragmentation fell out of one of the flashes, but I do not remember which one. Maybe both.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks The fragments moved mostly downward and slightly to the right (east). I could only see about 3 or 4 and they quickly burned up.