Reports Report 2069ae (Event 2069-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2069-2012
Observer
NameJames E
Experience Level2/5
RemarksWhen the fireball ened, the tail still extended back almost to my first point of location. I would approximate the tail length to be about 70 degrees of sky.
Location
AddressHazelwood, MO
Latitude38° 47' 23.38'' N (38.79°)
Longitude 90° 22' 19.56'' W (-90.37°)
Elevation170.61m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2012-12-04 21:21 CST
UT Date & Time2012-12-05 03:21 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth151.45°
First azimuth89.51°
First elevation37°
Last azimuth245.47°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksI'm not sure, but as I was calling a friend to tell them what I saw, I thought I heard a low rumble sound like distant thunder or sound barrier waves, coming from the direction I last saw the fireball. Rumbled for a few seconds.
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-