Reports Report 3013a (Event 3013-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3013-2022
Observer
NameThomas S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI saw a smaller meteor steak across the sky about 7 minutes later (as I was filling out this form). It was offset at a 10 degree angle but followed the same westerly path. It was very dim. Almost like a satellite.
Location
AddressTerlingua, TX
Latitude29° 20' 12.36'' N (29.34°)
Longitude 103° 32' 7.11'' W (-103.54°)
Elevation798.76m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-05-21 22:34 CDT
UT Date & Time2022-05-22 03:34 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth260°
First azimuth260°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth260°
Last elevation22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length20°
RemarksThe fireball was bright enough you could see the train lit up behind it. It was like seeing a contrail illuminated at night
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-