Reports Report 6169an (Event 6169-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6169-2019
Observer
NameBrent M
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI was driving so was not able to observe super-closely but have provided details to the best of my ability.
Location
AddressDanbury, TX
Latitude29° 17' 28'' N (29.29°)
Longitude 95° 16' 37.5'' W (-95.28°)
Elevation5.08m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-12-05 05:35 CST
UT Date & Time2019-12-05 11:35 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth333.79°
First azimuth241.5°
First elevation73°
Last azimuth226.81°
Last elevation65°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration15s
Length20°
RemarksLooked similar to a contrail left by a jet plane. I was driving so it was hard to keep a good eye on it but it looked smokey and seemed to be fading fairly quickly.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI was driving and noticed everything briefly light up around me and looked up and saw the meteor streaking across the sky.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-