Reports Report 5554a (Event 5554-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5554-2022
Observer
NameMalik K
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIm not 100% I have the time correct to the exact minute. We were driving on a road when we saw the event. We thought a plane was making an emergency landing in front of us until we saw the trail of fire.
Location
AddressMexico, MO
Latitude39° 9' 8.8'' N (39.15°)
Longitude 91° 53' 15.5'' W (-91.89°)
Elevation246.37m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-08-25 22:30 CDT
UT Date & Time2022-08-26 03:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle179°
Moving
Facing azimuth16.1°
First azimuth12.89°
First elevation57°
Last azimuth6.44°
Last elevation28°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorLight Green, Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe bright light suddenly turned into several orange trails, as if it burned up in the atmosphere.