Reports Report 791b (Event 791-2017)

Name Dawn M
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Looked like it was on fire and it was huge. We thought it was a burning plane because of the trajectory and the decent toward the ground from such a high altitude as it didn't streak across the horizon.
Address Abilene, TX
Latitude 32° 23' 8.94'' N (32.385817°)
Longitude 99° 45' 46.96'' W (-99.763045°)
Elevation 543.776m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-02-26 20:55 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-02-27 02:55 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 200°
Facing azimuth 340°
First azimuth 322°
First elevation 75°
Last azimuth 300°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -27
Color Orange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
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Delayed Sound
Observation No
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Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
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Terminal flash
Observation No
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Observation No
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