Reports Report 4922ag (Event 4922-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4922-2018
Observer
NameBryan C
Experience Level1/5
RemarksGreat area for viewing falling stars. Good view of sky. Rural neighborhood with a dark night skies program. Hands down the brightest falling star I’ve ever seen.
Location
AddressDripping Springs, TX
Latitude30° 10' 15.83'' N (30.17°)
Longitude 98° 4' 38.01'' W (-98.08°)
Elevation349.89m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-11-15 21:30 CST
UT Date & Time2018-11-16 03:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle47°
Moving
Facing azimuth194.17°
First azimuth162.29°
First elevation48°
Last azimuth206.04°
Last elevation67°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorGreen, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksLow rumble after I returned inside my home. Approximately 1 minute or so after the potential fireball.
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright streak terminating in a large fragmented ball. The flash lit up the entire area to near daylight conditions
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksOne main piece- very bright with three or four smaller fragments splitting off on the underside. Very much like a firework.