Reports Report 302bu (Event 302-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 302-2017
Observer
NameCurtis T
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI was driving NE and only saw the fireball for a moment before it faded. Others in Fort Worth and Arlington, TX also saw the fireball around 6 AM (reddit post).
Location
AddressDallas, TX
Latitude32° 51' 11.17'' N (32.85°)
Longitude 96° 39' 7.02'' W (-96.65°)
Elevation164.17m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-01-30 06:11 CST
UT Date & Time2017-01-30 12:11 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle195°
Moving
Facing azimuth40.76°
First azimuth31.69°
First elevation37°
Last azimuth30.2°
Last elevation32°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration0.5s
Length
RemarksGlowing twin trails just before disappearing.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksNot directly observed. Flashed overhead before coming into view (vehicle windshield).
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSaw two glowing tails for a moment before they faded.