Reports Report 4112r (Event 4112-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4112-2015
Observer
NameRieber D
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI watch the sky a lot but have no formal training. Have seen a lot of shooting stars but nothing like this. Seemed very bright like lightning, then broke apart into several pieces. Disappeared before it reached the horizon
Location
AddressLincoln, NE
Latitude40° 49' 17.9'' N (40.82°)
Longitude 96° 57' 24.13'' W (-96.96°)
Elevation413.15m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-12-24 01:30 CST
UT Date & Time2015-12-24 07:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle191°
Moving
Facing azimuth89.55°
First azimuth20.88°
First elevation71°
Last azimuth7.07°
Last elevation31°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksDriving east on I-80 about fifteen miles west of Lincoln, NE. To my north I saw a bright white light
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThree or four glowing balls falling straight down