Reports Report 6169co (Event 6169-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6169-2019
Observer
NameRichard W
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThere was a red-orange arc, then a bright white flash when the meteor disappeared.
Location
AddressKaty, TX
Latitude29° 46' 45.07'' N (29.78°)
Longitude 95° 43' 7.8'' W (-95.72°)
Elevation33.91m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-12-05 05:40 CST
UT Date & Time2019-12-05 11:40 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle103°
Moving
Facing azimuth165°
First azimuth150°
First elevation71°
Last azimuth180°
Last elevation63°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe meteor Arc was red-orange; but with a bright white flash when it disappeared. I first thought a high flying jet exploded.