Reports Report 267m (Event 267-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 267-2018
Observer
NameLaura H
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI thought it was a shooting star but then realized it was too yellow and too close the horizon for any shooting star I had seen before.
Location
AddressLexington, KY
Latitude38° 2' 58.97'' N (38.05°)
Longitude 84° 31' 24.19'' W (-84.52°)
Elevation292.72m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-01-19 19:20 EST
UT Date & Time2018-01-20 00:20 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom left to right
Descent Angle90°
Moving
Facing azimuth269.62°
First azimuth271.39°
First elevation50°
Last azimuth270.8°
Last elevation50°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI saw a streak of yellow moving in the distance, like 2 or 3 miles ahead of me, a straight line in the sky, seemingly moving away from me very, very rapidly ending in a bright flash of brighter yellow for a couple of seconds
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-