Reports Report 1407a (Event 1407-2017)

Name Russ S
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It was extremely bright, I've never seen anything like it during the day. It appeared to have been rather close to the ground before it broke up.
Address Fort Worth, TX
Latitude 32° 46' 57.05'' N (32.782514°)
Longitude 97° 25' 59.44'' W (-97.433179°)
Elevation 186.665m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-18 12:20 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-18 17:20 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 179°
Facing azimuth 32.16°
First azimuth 36.8°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 30.18°
Last elevation 15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -23
Color Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks It started to break up as it got closer to the surface.
Observation Yes
Remarks It started to break up.