Reports Report 5479z (Event 5479-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5479-2018
Observer
NameBill H
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI was inside my back porch which is wrapped with 4 mil plastic for the winter to keep plants from freezing. Lights were on in the enclosure, but the meteor was plenty bright to see through the plastic and the explosion at the end was spectacular.
Location
AddressFredericksburg, TX
Latitude30° 13' 48.3'' N (30.23°)
Longitude 99° 0' 53.25'' W (-99.01°)
Elevation540.65m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-10 20:01 CST
UT Date & Time2018-12-11 02:01 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle153°
Moving
Facing azimuth260°
First azimuth250°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth265°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI was looking through some 4 mil "clear" plastic that encloses our porch in winter, so my view was blurred. Flash was about as big as my thumb at an arm's length.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-