Reports Report 300e (Event 300-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 300-2015
Observer
NameA T
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI have never seen a meteor or shooting star as bright as this, or as close as this. It looked almost like it was within our atmosphere.
Location
AddressTheodore, AL
Latitude30° 26' 34.76'' N (30.44°)
Longitude 88° 7' 12.17'' W (-88.12°)
Elevation5.89m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-02-02 23:15 CST
UT Date & Time2015-02-03 05:15 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle111°
Moving
Facing azimuth84.68°
First azimuth59.68°
First elevation51°
Last azimuth101.53°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-4
ColorLight Yellow - White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksIt has a longer and brighter trail/train/tracer behind it than what you see with shooting stars.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a slight flash and it looked almost as if the tail/train/tracer was seperate from the object.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksas stated above, there was a quick burst/flash in the tail/train/tracer and it looked similar to the tracers you see with fireworks.