Reports Report 5479av (Event 5479-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5479-2018
Observer
NameDeborah B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI was returning home from my grandson's basketball game so know my time, location, and direction are correct. As I was driving I saw the object to my left cross the sky to my right disappearing behind the trees. It was very bright and large at the beginning with a bright glowing train.
Location
AddressCarmine, TX
Latitude30° 8' 17.17'' N (30.14°)
Longitude 96° 45' 26.99'' W (-96.76°)
Elevation136.59m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-10 20:00 CST
UT Date & Time2018-12-11 02:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle104°
Moving
Facing azimuth86.28°
First azimuth61.27°
First elevation48°
Last azimuth118.15°
Last elevation12°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length50°
Remarksbright and glowing, no noticeable smoke, sky was very dark
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-