Reports Report 4922da (Event 4922-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4922-2018
Observer
NameMitzi R
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI thought I had witnessed a shooting or falling star. It was unbelievable. The coolest thing I have seen in my life. It was as though a small sun landed on a ranch right next to me. I could imagine no other explanation for what I saw.
Location
AddressSealy, TX
Latitude29° 47' 43.29'' N (29.8°)
Longitude 96° 16' 19.11'' W (-96.27°)
Elevation78.12m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-11-15 21:20 CST
UT Date & Time2018-11-16 03:20 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle
Moving
Facing azimuth318.66°
First azimuth291.81°
First elevation20°
Last azimuth281.75°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-28
ColorOrange, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length30°
RemarksThe yellow/white part appeared to land in a field. A little orange/brown was at the top & seems like some straight white lines above it about 10 times the length of the ball itself. The location & time I gave are approximate. It was very dark.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-