Reports Report 4915b (Event 4915-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4915-2016
Observer
NameEarl M
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI have seen shooting stars before but this was long, thin and very bright with two very bright flashes and trailing sparks like 4th of July sparklers
Location
AddressLawson, MO
Latitude39° 31' 35.19'' N (39.53°)
Longitude 94° 5' 31.89'' W (-94.09°)
Elevation298.44m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-12-04 19:32 CST
UT Date & Time2016-12-05 01:32 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle43°
Moving
Facing azimuth340.42°
First azimuth341.23°
First elevation57°
Last azimuth338.32°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorOrange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe leading end was bright white trailing orange & yellow with sparks and two separate bright white flashes