Reports Report 3478e (Event 3478-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3478-2020
Observer
NameJoe J D
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI had never seen anything like this before.
Location
AddressBig Spring, TX
Latitude32° 13' 39.65'' N (32.23°)
Longitude 101° 30' 34.81'' W (-101.51°)
Elevation788.57m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-07-18 02:06 CDT
UT Date & Time2020-07-18 07:06 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle91°
Moving
Facing azimuth221.29°
First azimuth221.01°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth300.87°
Last elevation37°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorPurple, Pink, Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration-
Length-
Remarksbright glowing train changing colors to black
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksit looked as if something had exploded but in a straight direction
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-