Reports Report 1579a (Event 1579-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1579-2019
Observer
NameKelly J
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThis was just so surprising because I saw it on a bright sunlit afternoon. I was driving at the time of observation.
Location
AddressRoland, AR
Latitude34° 56' 24.73'' N (34.94°)
Longitude 92° 31' 27.45'' W (-92.52°)
Elevation165.14m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-04-04 17:17 CDT
UT Date & Time2019-04-04 22:17 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle183°
Moving
Facing azimuth306.87°
First azimuth302.11°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth302.35°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration30s
Length20°
RemarksLooked like two segments of a line of smoke
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLooked like a small fiery explosion, actually two separated by less than half a second.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-