Reports Report 3478ae (Event 3478-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3478-2020
Observer
NameSteve E
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI thought it was a piece of space debris coming from orbit. It definitely wasn't moving anywhere near the speed I see with meteorites.
Location
AddressCedar Park, TX
Latitude30° 30' 56.77'' N (30.52°)
Longitude 97° 52' 7.67'' W (-97.87°)
Elevation321.75m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-07-18 02:15 CDT
UT Date & Time2020-07-18 07:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle102°
Moving
Facing azimuth280°
First azimuth263.08°
First elevation37°
Last azimuth290°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksNo flash, but there were distinct trails behind the object, with two spots that had separated from the object, but were on the same trajectory. The light from them slowly pulsed a few times.