Reports Report 3262ct (Event 3262-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3262-2018
Observer
NameDerek P
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe object changed from a brilliant white orb with an orange tail to a dark, barely visible red as it disappeared. It was over a moderately populated suburb of Kansas City on a clear, windy night. Hopefully there will be additional reports.
Location
AddressKansas City, MO
Latitude39° 18' 17.05'' N (39.3°)
Longitude 94° 29' 37.56'' W (-94.49°)
Elevation301.73m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-08-27 20:45 CDT
UT Date & Time2018-08-28 01:45 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle262°
Moving
Facing azimuth91.09°
First azimuth54.69°
First elevation37°
Last azimuth12.8°
Last elevation27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorOrange, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe objext clearly split in two, different pieces. The secondary piece was smaller and proceeded to drop at a steeper angle.