Reports Report 1839e (Event 1839-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1839-2019
Observer
NameScott T
Experience Level2/5
RemarksExperienced air traffic controller and JTAC (retired)
Location
AddressSheppard Air Force Base, TX
Latitude33° 57' 2.77'' N (33.95°)
Longitude 98° 30' 7.05'' W (-98.5°)
Elevation302.73m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-04-19 05:57 CDT
UT Date & Time2019-04-19 10:57 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle171°
Moving
Facing azimuth72.81°
First azimuth74.01°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth73.44°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorGreen
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe object terminated in a bright green flash that increased in diameter before fading out.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksA few sparkles after the main green flash.