Reports Report 5566b (Event 5566-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5566-2019
Observer
NameBrian D
Experience Level4/5
RemarksComet 2P/Encke Rocks!!!
Location
AddressSullivan, MO
Latitude38° 9' 53.8'' N (38.16°)
Longitude 91° 2' 21.8'' W (-91.04°)
Elevation273.56m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-11-11 21:15 CST
UT Date & Time2019-11-12 03:15 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle197°
Moving
Facing azimuth56.24°
First azimuth61.61°
First elevation44°
Last azimuth57.25°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorDark Green, Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksThe bow shock and sonic boom was 2-3 minutes after the sighting!!
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length50°
RemarksThree explosions. Seen all over Missouri and beyond. It was right in front of me and up to the right, almost underneath. The three trains had smoke and the tail for a handful of seconds. Polar Vortex is sweeping into Missouri from the Northwest and it quickly disappeared.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksAll the forests and road lit up bright green for many seconds. Having seen a bolide like this before I looked up immediately at the source.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks3 Explosions. Smoke went in a number of directions!