Reports Report 1981b (Event 1981-2014)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1981-2014
Observer
NameMary U
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was very bright, enough to catch me and my husbands attention with ambient lighting from street lamps near us.
Location
AddressOlathe, KS
Latitude38° 52' 50.01'' N (38.88°)
Longitude 94° 50' 59.37'' W (-94.85°)
Elevation316.3m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2014-09-02 21:08 CDT
UT Date & Time2014-09-03 02:08 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth-
First elevation18°
Last azimuth-
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks____
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length15°
RemarksGlowing train: It looked like fire burning along a string, almost like following a bright light from right to left across the sky.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe ball appeared to get larger before going out, like an explosion or what happens when lighting a match.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-