Reports Report 5550a (Event 5550-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5550-2018
Observer
NameJoshua L
Experience Level4/5
RemarksWas driving almost due north on freeway between Monticello MN and St. Cloud MN. Passenger (wife) also saw. I had just leaned forward and looked straight up through windshield, to eval if any cloud cover. At that instant meteor entered field of vision, and about 2 second burn, brightened at end before disappeared just above horizon just barely west of north.
Location
AddressClearwater, MN
Latitude45° 26' 21.87'' N (45.44°)
Longitude 94° 6' 54.48'' W (-94.12°)
Elevation299.05m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-12-06 19:15 CST
UT Date & Time2018-12-07 01:15 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle184°
Moving
Facing azimuth342.03°
First azimuth346.17°
First elevation79°
Last azimuth337.16°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorYellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksNo fragmentation. Definitely brightened near end of streak.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-