Reports Report 302cy (Event 302-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 302-2017
Observer
NameGretchen M
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressKilgore, TX
Latitude32° 19' 54.75'' N (32.33°)
Longitude 94° 47' 33.27'' W (-94.79°)
Elevation114.8m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-01-30 06:14 CST
UT Date & Time2017-01-30 12:14 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle243°
Moving
Facing azimuth5.3°
First azimuth8.98°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth0.24°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorLight blue then white streak. Then orange yellow fire
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThin, first light blue turned to white bright trailing streak, replaced by a fiery ball and tail starting from the head of the streak, along the same path as the origin of the first.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksUpon the end of this display, which did not disappear on the horizon only directly upon the explosion seemed to be a variance of color yellow to orange and some breaks in this, not consistent enough to be one intact flame, and seemed to explode outwardly along the head and tail, instead of just a trail being blown behind