Reports Report 6837bk (Event 6837-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6837-2021
Observer
NameRobert P
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThis was the most memorable meteor/fireball I have ever seen - was right out in front of me in mu field of view as I drove south into Wayne NE. Made my day!
Location
AddressWayne, NE
Latitude42° 20' 21.52'' N (42.34°)
Longitude 97° 1' 4.38'' W (-97.02°)
Elevation473.86m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-10-23 06:55 CST
UT Date & Time2021-10-23 11:55 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle179°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth170°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth170°
Last elevation31°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length10°
RemarksWas like a black streak - that I could see despite the darkness - although the sun was maybe glowing red over to the east
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksWas like a ball and bright flash - so long string of meteor light - then flash - then black streak
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-