Reports Report 1490b (Event 1490-2011)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1490-2011
Observer
Nameted D
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI had difficulty from an IPad indicating direction of sighting.also I did not look at the time so could be off by several minutes.
Location
AddressMankato, MN
Latitude44° 9' 14.85'' N (44.15°)
Longitude 93° 59' 19.1'' W (-93.99°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2011-12-07 22:20 CST
UT Date & Time2011-12-08 04:20 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth80.98°
First azimuth92.11°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth92.51°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
Colorbluish
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration3s
Length-1°
RemarksThe glow lasted 2 maybe 3 seconds, brighter than anything seen before. It started easteastsouth at about 25 to 30 degrees and went out at due east or almost due east at 20 to 25 degrees. It broke into both parts being about equal in brilliance. I do not recall for sure but the shorter was the top and may have been about 60 % of the longer. They went out at about the same time.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
RemarksSee previous
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-