Reports Report 3520ap (Event 3520-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3520-2020
Observer
NameAmanda O
Experience Level3/5
RemarksFamily viewing party for the NEOWISE comet. Was actively looking at sky when fireball passed. Saw meteor shower the previous night from the same direction. This was very close to the ground in comparison. Looked close to an airplane's path elevation. Very bright. (Also amazing to see).
Location
AddressBrownsboro, TX
Latitude32° 17' 46.45'' N (32.3°)
Longitude 95° 35' 22.96'' W (-95.59°)
Elevation185.74m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-07-18 22:34 CDT
UT Date & Time2020-07-19 03:34 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth333.84°
First azimuth2.06°
First elevation75°
Last azimuth267.97°
Last elevation75°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length20°
RemarksSmoke trail illuminated by the head. Was only visible as the fireball passed, but the smoke lingered above for about a second.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-