Reports Report 1592z (Event 1592-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1592-2015
Observer
NameKeith S
Experience Level4/5
RemarksFirst appeared about 10 degrees above the peak of Mt. Ord (horizon), moving vertically down toward the peak (horizon), very bright white, then yellow/orange, then light blue, then white and proceeded behind the peak.. One fragment separated from the main fireball a few degrees above the peak toward 122-124 degrees, further fragmented then went out before reaching the horizon, while the main fireball continued falling to the horizon (behind the peak).
Location
AddressAlpine, TX
Latitude30° 16' 44.5'' N (30.28°)
Longitude 103° 34' 59.26'' W (-103.58°)
Elevation1586.11m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-07-22 20:53 CDT
UT Date & Time2015-07-23 01:53 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle172°
Moving
Facing azimuth120°
First azimuth120°
First elevation15°
Last azimuth120°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorLight Blue, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksOne fragment large fragment broke off which fragmented further, just before it when behind the peak of Mt. Ord.