Reports Report 6837al (Event 6837-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6837-2021
Observer
NameChristopher W
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI'm wondering if anyone else observed it, and I'm wondering why the sky lit up beforehand.
Location
AddressKansas City, MO
Latitude39° 15' 51.05'' N (39.26°)
Longitude 94° 31' 53.49'' W (-94.53°)
Elevation294.82m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-10-23 06:56 CDT
UT Date & Time2021-10-23 11:56 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle254°
Moving
Facing azimuth267.89°
First azimuth259.54°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth255.77°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe sky lit up like a lightning flash. Then, the object appeared for a brief moment before fading away.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-