Reports Report 3262dx (Event 3262-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3262-2018
Observer
NameSteve F
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt seemed to move much slower than a normal meteor. I saw it, said "hey look" and my wife and daughter had time to turn around and see the last half of its path.
Location
AddressKansas City, MO
Latitude39° 13' 53.36'' N (39.23°)
Longitude 94° 33' 29.45'' W (-94.56°)
Elevation299.4m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-08-27 20:40 CDT
UT Date & Time2018-08-28 01:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle271°
Moving
Facing azimuth13.08°
First azimuth48.23°
First elevation17°
Last azimuth354.43°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length20°
RemarksSeemed to streak, then flare out, then flare up again before it eventually flared out completely.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-