Reports Report 78i (Event 78-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 78-2015
Observer
NameLynn A
Experience Level3/5
RemarksMy wife Barbara saw it, too, before I could point it out to her. This is the largest, brightest meteor that either of us have ever observed.
Location
AddressLee's Summit, MO
Latitude38° 57' 46.49'' N (38.96°)
Longitude 94° 21' 33.01'' W (-94.36°)
Elevation304.34m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-01-09 20:09 CST
UT Date & Time2015-01-10 02:09 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth186.57°
First azimuth122.09°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth174.73°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt got much brighter and then broke apart.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt broke into at least four or five fragments that we could see.