Reports Report 95d (Event 95-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 95-2020
Observer
NameTaylor C
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressHouston, TX
Latitude29° 48' 46.49'' N (29.81°)
Longitude 95° 34' 17.83'' W (-95.57°)
Elevation28.27m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-01-04 00:48 CST
UT Date & Time2020-01-04 06:48 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle254°
Moving
Facing azimuth82.14°
First azimuth239.84°
First elevation87°
Last azimuth72.43°
Last elevation24°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorLight Green, Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration15s
Length30°
RemarksInitially bright white point, trail developed over duration of movement. Trail changed to yellow, then to orange, and contained streaks of green. Smoke appeared to border trail beginning 2-3 seconds into event. Trail increased in width and color spectrum until moment of visible fragmentation
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFragmentation visible beginning minus 2 seconds from terminal viewing. Fragmentation appeared to consist of 2 distinct bodies each comprising approximately 25% mass of original, main body. Fragmentation accompanied by color shift of main body to brilliant white