Reports Report 188cw (Event 188-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 188-2020
Observer
NameTaylor B
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressEvansdale, IA
Latitude42° 28' 29.52'' N (42.47°)
Longitude 92° 16' 26.45'' W (-92.27°)
Elevation256.98m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-01-07 21:35 CST
UT Date & Time2020-01-08 03:35 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle264°
Moving
Facing azimuth335°
First azimuth340°
First elevation14°
Last azimuth319°
Last elevation12°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorOrange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length20°
RemarksGlowing train that was thick. Middle section was orange/yellow and outer portion was orange/gold and shimmering like a firework
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAhead of the train were 3 large fragmented shapes with visible space between each. The fragments were a bright white color