Reports Report 1961cw (Event 1961-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1961-2016
Observer
NameBobby R
Experience Level2/5
Remarks After seeing the trajectory it was clear that the object should have impacted within 5 to 10 square miles based on the angle of the descent so we searched a five square-mile area looking for smoke and found nothing
Location
AddressSmithville, MO
Latitude39° 26' 44.76'' N (39.45°)
Longitude 94° 31' 24.93'' W (-94.52°)
Elevation290.49m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-06-06 11:00 CDT
UT Date & Time2016-06-06 16:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle32°
Moving
Facing azimuth64.16°
First azimuth68.45°
First elevation33°
Last azimuth55.15°
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorGreen, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length15°
RemarksIt was a glowing trail that was initially bright and defined and trailed off into a short smoke trail long and the green illumination like burning metal
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-