Reports Report 79a (Event 79-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 79-2018
Observer
NameJessica F
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThe flash was bright enough that it caught my attention in my peripheral vision. It was pretty incredible to watch. I was just outside on a clear night, talking on the phone.
Location
AddressRichmond, TX
Latitude29° 36' 3.24'' N (29.6°)
Longitude 95° 45' 9.08'' W (-95.75°)
Elevation26.33m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-01-05 19:23 CST
UT Date & Time2018-01-06 01:23 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle100°
Moving
Facing azimuth339.85°
First azimuth343.87°
First elevation44°
Last azimuth351.48°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorYellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSaw a bright flash (at first I thought it was an aircraft blinking), but it slowly faded and fell and eventually dimmed
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksJust after the bright flash that caught my eye and just behind it there was a small, much dimmer one that looked like a shooting star