Reports Report 1429a (Event 1429-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1429-2020
Observer
NameBen C
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe fireball burned brightly above us and then dissipated. It then split into 3 parts that burned brightly again and fell towards earth.
Location
AddressLuling, TX
Latitude29° 40' 48.8'' N (29.68°)
Longitude 97° 39' 20.2'' W (-97.66°)
Elevation124.19m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-03-25 21:04 CDT
UT Date & Time2020-03-26 02:04 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle183°
Moving
Facing azimuth358.87°
First azimuth0.57°
First elevation89°
Last azimuth357.92°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSplit into 3 fragments which became their own fireballs upon descending.