Reports Report 1961ep (Event 1961-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1961-2016
Observer
NameKathy T
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThe sky was crystal clear blue when I saw this. I could clearly see flames on the front of this ball. The flames were blowing backwards.
Location
AddressSt. Louis, MO
Latitude38° 37' 33.37'' N (38.63°)
Longitude 90° 16' 30.68'' W (-90.28°)
Elevation145.62m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-06-06 11:40 CDT
UT Date & Time2016-06-06 16:40 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle116°
Moving
Facing azimuth291.86°
First azimuth290.79°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth298.55°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length20°
RemarksIt had a dark grey/black trail behind it. It looked like smoke. I lost sight of it as it dropped lower than the building across the street.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-