Reports Report 1407z (Event 1407-2017)

Name Cathy H
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks It was barely above the horizon when I saw it falling. Immediately after I saw it, it flashed and was gone. However, I was in the alley behind my 2-story home, so I lost sight of it after it fell below my roofline.
Address Mesquite, TX
Latitude 32° 44' 5.36'' N (32.734822°)
Longitude 96° 35' 48.34'' W (-96.596762°)
Elevation 133.961m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-18 13:18 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-18 18:18 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 355°
Facing azimuth 31.31°
First azimuth 37.44°
First elevation 22°
Last azimuth 39.77°
Last elevation 10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -24
Color Blue, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks I saw a light falling and shortly after I saw it, it looked as if it exploded in a bright flash of color. I don't recall if the color was blue and flashed white, or white and flashed blue. I believe I saw some yellow right at the begging of the flash, but I'm not certain.
Observation No
Remarks -