Reports Report 2017bu (Event 2017-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2017-2013
Observer
NameChase G
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThe initial flash was very bright and almost blinding. It had somewhat of a spotlight effect where it only lit up a small area.
Location
AddressDublin, TX
Latitude31° 59' 42.44'' N (32°)
Longitude 98° 27' 46.95'' W (-98.46°)
Elevation354.28m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-09-21 21:15 CDT
UT Date & Time2013-09-22 02:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth200.13°
First azimuth0.67°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth188.51°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorRed, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe flash appeared directly overhead and was almost blinding. It proceeded east south east for about three seconds until it fragmented.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksColoration of the fireball was initially white when it was moving and upon fragmentation it turned a bright red color