Reports Report 1924m (Event 1924-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1924-2018
Observer
NameDiane W
Experience Level2/5
RemarksStephen James O'Meara went to the observer's home (experience level 2) and recreated the event and took the details. Additional remarks: The object had a 10˚ tail that was as wide as the head, which may have been about 1/2˚ across. She thought the descent was very slow.
Location
Address, North-West District (BW)
Latitude19° 57' 46.15'' S (-19.96°)
Longitude 23° 27' 36.4'' E (23.46°)
Elevation940.04m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-06-02 18:50 CAT
UT Date & Time2018-06-02 16:50 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle110°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth130°
First elevation43°
Last azimuth210°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksobject exploded about 15˚ above that location on the horizon (then went behind a bush) but didn’t see any trace of it after that.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks object fragmented only at the time of explosion and 4-5 pieces were seen to come from it.