Reports Report 5412m (Event 5412-2017)

Name Brad R
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I've seen lots of shooting stars and watched some meteor showers, but this was significantly brighter and closer-looking as a single "fireball". I've never seen a fragment occur.
Address Overland Park, KS
Latitude 38° 50' 58.6'' N (38.84961°)
Longitude 94° 38' 46.77'' W (-94.646326°)
Elevation 280.265m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2016-12-31 18:00 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-01-01 00:00 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From right to left
Descent Angle 270°
Facing azimuth 29.82°
First azimuth 57.71°
First elevation 20°
Last azimuth 358.9°
Last elevation 18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -26
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks A main section continued on its main path, a smaller, still white piece broke off and fell. This was in a night sky, not daytime.