Reports Report 5377u (Event 5377-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5377-2018
Observer
NameGuy N
Experience Level5/5
RemarksMy wife and I observed the meteor through our front windshield as we drove between over-lit shopping centre parking lots on both sides. Terribly light polluted. The only other celestial object visible was Mars, so I estimate the limiting magnitude was ~1.
Location
AddressCoquitlam, British Columbia (CA)
Latitude49° 16' 45.12'' N (49.28°)
Longitude 122° 47' 40.48'' W (-122.79°)
Elevation24.24m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-06 18:54 PST
UT Date & Time2018-12-07 02:54 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle255°
Moving
Facing azimuth27.76°
First azimuth27.79°
First elevation26°
Last azimuth8.36°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt broke into 2 fragments, one a bit smaller than the other just before it disappeared in a heavily light-polluted sky.