Reports Report 2017as (Event 2017-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2017-2013
Observer
NameVance B
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThis was one of the first fireballs I've witnessed with a fragmentation and sound. Awesome. 30 guests at the star party also saw the first and second fireball. Fireball #2 was in the same general area as #1 and seen at approx 9:08 p.m. CST.
Location
AddressCedar Hill, TX
Latitude32° 37' 25.76'' N (32.62°)
Longitude 96° 57' 20.63'' W (-96.96°)
Elevation232.38m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-09-21 21:03 CDT
UT Date & Time2013-09-22 02:03 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth266.31°
First azimuth290.33°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth254.04°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksSoft "pop", like a distant bottle rocket exploding, 1-2 seconds after fragmentation.
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksOrange flash.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAt about 20 deg, fragmentation occurred, 3-4 pieces.