Reports Report 5260b (Event 5260-2017)

Name Trey J
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks It was big! I’ve seen shooting stars and comets before but this was different somehow. Really bright red and had a very big trail too. Glad I saw it!
Address Lubbock, TX
Latitude 33° 34' 21.81'' N (33.572724°)
Longitude 101° 51' 21.2'' W (-101.855889°)
Elevation 975.025m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-14 08:00 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-14 14:00 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 233°
Facing azimuth 270.38°
First azimuth 305.1°
First elevation 51°
Last azimuth 297.66°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -27
Color Light Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks It was one solid white or yellow thing with a LARGE red trail then it broke/exploded into maybe 3 or 4 separate pieces that where all white And could not be seen after that.