Reports Report 2051a (Event 2051-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2051-2014
Observer
NameKevin D
Experience Level2/5
RemarksObservation time +/-10 min.Had a short (~1 deg) fiery train. Was driving (on I-20) at the time so cannot assist with sonic details or persistent train.
Location
AddressDallas, TX
Latitude32° 46' 48.5'' N (32.78°)
Longitude 96° 48' 1.62'' W (-96.8°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-08-30 05:40 CDT
UT Date & Time2014-08-30 10:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth45°
First azimuth-
First elevation15°
Last azimuth45°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSmall flash when broke apart
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksQuick break up. 2-3 fragments just before disappearing (last 1 sec of observed ~3 sec)