Reports Report 3270a (Event 3270-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3270-2013
Observer
NameJennifer C
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis is a first for me. I was stupefied and amazed!
Location
AddressNew Orleans, LA
Latitude29° 58' 29.02'' N (29.97°)
Longitude 90° 5' 29.73'' W (-90.09°)
Elevation0.73m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-12-12 22:10 CST
UT Date & Time2013-12-13 04:10 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth8.98°
First azimuth355.51°
First elevation37°
Last azimuth334.58°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length50°
RemarksGlowed. Thicker nearer fireball and thinned at apex. Went black, then reappeared as before.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBall and tail seen for 2 seconds, then black for one second. Then ball and trail in same trajectory for 3 seconds.