Reports Report 2049a (Event 2049-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2049-2014
Observer
NameBruce B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksRelatively slow meteor, orange-yellow color, several fragments. Visible for more than 3 seconds.
Location
AddressGreene, IA
Latitude42° 53' 38.22'' N (42.89°)
Longitude 92° 48' 21.84'' W (-92.81°)
Elevation291.78m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-08-31 00:14 CDT
UT Date & Time2014-08-31 05:14 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth319.83°
First azimuth359.82°
First elevation69°
Last azimuth310.4°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-4
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSlow, Yellow-orange meteor broke into several fragments before it faded about 20 degrees above the NW horizon.