Reports Report 2117a (Event 2117-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2117-2020
Observer
NameStacy W
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThis is the third fireball I have witnessed in my life, I am a 43 year old skywatcher and have always lived in this area of Texas.
Location
AddressMerkel, TX
Latitude32° 29' 1.47'' N (32.48°)
Longitude 99° 58' 5.34'' W (-99.97°)
Elevation546.17m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-05-01 23:10 CDT
UT Date & Time2020-05-02 04:10 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle85°
Moving
Facing azimuth68.26°
First azimuth57.95°
First elevation71°
Last azimuth100.16°
Last elevation65°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksFrom gradual brightness into burst of white light
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksLike a starburst