Reports Report 1275f (Event 1275-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1275-2016
Observer
NameAlan M
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressKansas City, MO
Latitude39° 12' 48.34'' N (39.21°)
Longitude 94° 38' 28.16'' W (-94.64°)
Elevation300.59m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-04-08 23:50 CDT
UT Date & Time2016-04-09 04:50 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth320.02°
First azimuth305.58°
First elevation29°
Last azimuth327.31°
Last elevation29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorOrange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length10°
RemarksIt was a new moon and a dark sky, but there was a bright tail behind the fireball.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAbout halfway through the length of the sighting it broke into two pieces. One part appeared to linger and burn while the second part continued and burned.