Reports Report 4099k (Event 4099-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4099-2019
Observer
NameKaren H
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI never saw anything like this in my life. I have at times gone out to watch for meteor showers. This was unexpected as I was driving my car. I looked over my shoulder to the left to see the round white light with the tail. I braked and watched until it disappeared.
Location
Address, IA
Latitude42° 54' 2.7'' N (42.9°)
Longitude 91° 39' 21.16'' W (-91.66°)
Elevation355.87m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-28 21:35 CDT
UT Date & Time2019-08-29 02:35 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle252°
Moving
Facing azimuth264.98°
First azimuth250.92°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth263.48°
Last elevation41°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length-
Remarksa long tail of white and white sparks , the tail was much much longer than the white ball at the tip, the tail made a downward arc
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksthe bigger white ball stopped, like a light turned off, some tail existed after the big flash stopped