Reports Report 268l (Event 268-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 268-2016
Observer
NameAnna P
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressManhattan, KS
Latitude39° 11' 34.62'' N (39.19°)
Longitude 96° 35' 37.85'' W (-96.59°)
Elevation328.39m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-01-23 22:55 CST
UT Date & Time2016-01-24 04:55 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle266°
Moving
Facing azimuth144.32°
First azimuth144.32°
First elevation61°
Last azimuth111.86°
Last elevation61°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball was seen for approximately 4 seconds, and suddenly exploded and was no longer visible. It was very bright, and lasted longer than any other fireball I have ever seen.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-