Reports Report 3283d (Event 3283-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3283-2015
Observer
NameLisa B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt has been very cloudy here and tonight is clear. I have wanted to see the taurid shower all week so I was watching. I saw several shooting stars but this was a bright, brilliant fireball.
Location
AddressArab, AL
Latitude34° 22' 13.63'' N (34.37°)
Longitude 86° 30' 55.22'' W (-86.52°)
Elevation339.25m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-11-10 23:00 CST
UT Date & Time2015-11-11 05:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle165°
Moving
Facing azimuth171.65°
First azimuth189.83°
First elevation23°
Last azimuth183.2°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
ColorYellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length20°
RemarksBalls of connected smoke that glowed for a second.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksVery large flash as it met the horizon, with smaller flashes going through the tail.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFragmented like a large firework sparkler with many sparkles and large pieces breaking in the tail.