Reports Report 1418b (Event 1418-2017)

Name Paul W
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Was awesome, took my breath away...went back outside after consulting the web for meteor shower information, but did not see another
Address Lubbock, TX
Latitude 33° 30' 23.98'' N (33.506662°)
Longitude 101° 55' 3.61'' W (-101.91767°)
Elevation 989.748m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-19 04:00 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-19 09:00 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 243°
Facing azimuth 98.68°
First azimuth 100.2°
First elevation 51°
Last azimuth 102.44°
Last elevation 33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -26
Color Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length 15°
Remarks Wispy smoke trail, evaporated quickly
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks I just happened to be looking in the direction of the meter, it was a very fast flash, lit up the whole sky and ground area momentarily
Observation Yes
Remarks Meteor appeared to split into 3 or 4 fragments then vanished