Reports Report 1961bp (Event 1961-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1961-2016
Observer
NameMatt N
Experience Level2/5
RemarksStill not sure what this was, but it was awesome to see!
Location
AddressBernie, MO
Latitude36° 42' 0.54'' N (36.7°)
Longitude 89° 57' 57.62'' W (-89.97°)
Elevation92.48m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-06-06 11:45 CDT
UT Date & Time2016-06-06 16:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle181°
Moving
Facing azimuth338.94°
First azimuth341.94°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth338°
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksAs the fireball neared the horizon, it appeared to break up and burst into flames.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI'm not sure there was a lot of this, but it did appear to burst into flame and seemed larger than when I originally saw it. My first thought was that it broke up.