Reports Report 1407q (Event 1407-2017)

Name Alex R
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I have never seen a meteor or fireball like this in such bright daylight!
Address Dallas, TX
Latitude 32° 49' 37.96'' N (32.82721°)
Longitude 96° 49' 40.52'' W (-96.827921°)
Elevation 147.772m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-18 13:17 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-18 18:17 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 199°
Facing azimuth 36.31°
First azimuth 54.72°
First elevation 70°
Last azimuth 30.4°
Last elevation 30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -21
Color Orange and Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length -
Remarks Trail was short and was possibly the fragmentation described below. Bright orange and red.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Meteor had several fragementations of the same bright red and orange color that disappeared as quickly as the meteor itself (1-2 seconds)