Reports Report 3262ap (Event 3262-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3262-2018
Observer
NameBob R
Experience Level2/5
Remarksits arc of trajectory was almost flat. I was surprised by its speed, starting low in the southern sky, rising only slightly and then falling in the northern sky
Location
AddressOak Grove, MO
Latitude39° 2' 46.98'' N (39.05°)
Longitude 94° 7' 26.94'' W (-94.12°)
Elevation236.86m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-08-27 20:30 CDT
UT Date & Time2018-08-28 01:30 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle274°
Moving
Facing azimuth70.17°
First azimuth140.42°
First elevation31°
Last azimuth18.4°
Last elevation31°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration15s
Length20°
Remarksglowing trail, very distinct
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksburst into larger circle of light
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksburst into two pieces, a small one and much larger one. The small one burned out within a second or two, the larger one arced down and burned out after 2 or 3 seconds