Reports Report 3262gm (Event 3262-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3262-2018
Observer
NameNeal D
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI’ve seen many “shooting stars” in the Midwest, as well as coastal and high elelevation mountain camping. This was spectacular. At first, I thought it was a low flying plane on fire.
Location
AddressKansas City, KS
Latitude39° 3' 45.06'' N (39.06°)
Longitude 94° 37' 7.93'' W (-94.62°)
Elevation242.48m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-08-27 20:40 CDT
UT Date & Time2018-08-28 01:40 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle320°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth110°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth
Last elevation33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorOrange, huge tail, later split in two
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksMassive split in two segments, both tailed
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-