Reports Report 268t (Event 268-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 268-2016
Observer
NameBen R
Experience Level3/5
Remarksthis was the brightest meteor i have ever seen
Location
AddressChouteau, OK
Latitude36° 11' 38.59'' N (36.19°)
Longitude 95° 19' 44.97'' W (-95.33°)
Elevation204.3m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-01-23 23:01 CST
UT Date & Time2016-01-24 05:01 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle263°
Moving
Facing azimuth75.83°
First azimuth90.27°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth60.27°
Last elevation55°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration0.3s
Length20°
Remarksit left a bright yellow trail behind it and eventually flashed a bright lite as it burnt out
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksit got very slow and flashed as it got towards the end
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-