Reports Report 1275d (Event 1275-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1275-2016
Observer
NameMel K
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressColumbus, NE
Latitude41° 26' 28.61'' N (41.44°)
Longitude 97° 22' 24.14'' W (-97.37°)
Elevation442.53m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-04-09 00:01 CDT
UT Date & Time2016-04-09 05:01 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle262°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth-
First elevation59°
Last azimuth-
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorBlue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
Remarkssplitting sound when smaller piece broke off
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt first looked like a helicopter landing light ( with no sound) heading north. Then it split with the larger piece heading NNE and the smaller piece heading ENE at a slower rate(?).