Reports Report 851ac (Event 851-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 851-2017
Observer
Name Frank M
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks Didn't notice fireball until it burst with flash of very bright light with several fragments shooting downward at 45 degree angle towards SE
Location
Address Franklin, TX
Latitude 31° 3' 35.68'' N (31.06°)
Longitude 96° 18' 36.36'' W (-96.31°)
Elevation 94.06m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-03-03 22:15 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-03-04 04:15 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 150°
Moving
Facing azimuth -
First azimuth 150°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 30°
Last elevation 35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -8
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks 2 or 3 smaller fireballs shot down