Reports Report 947a (Event 947-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 947-2019
Observer
NameJason S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis one was bright enough to divert my attention to it. I was putting my son into the van, so the dome light was on.
Location
AddressMidland, TX
Latitude32° 0' 47.35'' N (32.01°)
Longitude 102° 14' 25.56'' W (-102.24°)
Elevation878.94m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-02-27 00:05 CST
UT Date & Time2019-02-27 06:05 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth75.31°
First azimuth76.33°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth77.75°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt got brighter and actually looked like it doubled in size at the end. Almost like it split in half.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksReally just split in half at the very end. Parts didn't veer off and it didn't sputter.