Reports Report 2017bx (Event 2017-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2017-2013
Observer
NameEric F
Experience Level3/5
Remarkswe were on the west side of the house and it lit up the patio, we had a couple of candles for light, I believe it was before moonrise.
Location
AddressAbilene, TX
Latitude32° 16' 16.47'' N (32.27°)
Longitude 99° 42' 1.04'' W (-99.7°)
Elevation643.93m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-09-21 21:45 CDT
UT Date & Time2013-09-22 02:45 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth100.5°
First azimuth101.5°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth98.02°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorBlue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarkswhile sitting in darkness with 9 others we first thought is was headlights coming up the drive then we looked up it reminded me of a roman candle but coming down not going up not straight down but appox 15 deg off.