Reports Report 268c (Event 268-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 268-2016
Observer
NameJoanne B
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was extremely bright, with a well defined tail, and lasted several seconds-surprised to see it so brightly on a night with a full moon (not a dark sky). Appeared to be traveling almost horizontally, with just a slight decline in elevation.
Location
AddressDardenne Prairie, MO
Latitude38° 43' 59.64'' N (38.73°)
Longitude 90° 43' 37.82'' W (-90.73°)
Elevation151.68m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-01-23 23:00 CST
UT Date & Time2016-01-24 05:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle93°
Moving
Facing azimuth255.83°
First azimuth233.79°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth269.21°
Last elevation33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length-
Remarksorange glowing train-very bright
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksno fragmentation, just bright orange burst
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-