Reports Report 1743d (Event 1743-2017)

Observer
Name Damian S
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks At first a thought it was the glare from a bright street light at the top of my windshield as I was driving but then I noticed it moving at an angle and moving down the windshield and it exploded not far above the tree/power lines.
Location
Address Vidor, TX
Latitude 30° 9' 59.44'' N (30.166512°)
Longitude 94° 1' 16.23'' W (-94.021175°)
Elevation 5.928m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-05-25 02:00 CDT
UT Date & Time 2017-05-25 07:00 UT
Duration ≈20s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 132°
Moving
Facing azimuth 333.42°
First azimuth 332.59°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 341.05°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -17
Color Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Got really bright then exploded into little fiery piece that did not last long a second maybe
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks Got really bright then exploded into little fiery piece that did not last long a second maybe