Reports Report 302z (Event 302-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 302-2017
Observer
NameWayne F
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressMelvern, KS
Latitude38° 24' 11.2'' N (38.4°)
Longitude 95° 43' 42.55'' W (-95.73°)
Elevation346.34m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-01-30 06:15 CST
UT Date & Time2017-01-30 12:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle81°
Moving
Facing azimuth146.02°
First azimuth99.21°
First elevation39°
Last azimuth155.81°
Last elevation38°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length15°
Remarkssmall trail then explosion and very bright flash followed by long orange trail
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksVery bright flash like lightning
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksvery compact fragmentation