Reports Report 8446b (Event 8446-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 8446-2021
Observer
NameDarrin H
Experience Level2/5
RemarksWas driving to Hays from larned, wife and I both saw it. Was beautiful and long lasting.
Location
AddressHays, KS
Latitude38° 34' 39.8'' N (38.58°)
Longitude 99° 18' 35.98'' W (-99.31°)
Elevation634.7m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-12-01 05:22 CST
UT Date & Time2021-12-01 11:22 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle124°
Moving
Facing azimuth340.6°
First azimuth306.35°
First elevation51°
Last azimuth6.16°
Last elevation12°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length30°
RemarksGlowing sparkling tail
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksLooked like it fragmented right before it hit the ground.