Reports Report 3262cc (Event 3262-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3262-2018
Observer
NameWendy V
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI’ve seen shooting stars but this was unlike anything I’ve seen before
Location
AddressMaryville, MO
Latitude40° 19' 55.78'' N (40.33°)
Longitude 94° 51' 41.22'' W (-94.86°)
Elevation320.49m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-08-27 20:30 CDT
UT Date & Time2018-08-28 01:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle102°
Moving
Facing azimuth117.1°
First azimuth113.59°
First elevation61°
Last azimuth150.4°
Last elevation47°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-23
ColorWhite/yellow center with bright orange fire circling it.
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was a good sized fireball and then a smaller fireball shot ahead of it in the exact direction. The original fireball burnt out first and then the one that shot ahead burnt out. I was mowing (in the dark) and I had ear muffs on so I was unable to hear anything