Reports Report 4667x (Event 4667-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4667-2017
Observer
Name Michael P
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks This was the third brightest fireball I have witnessed in 44 years on earth. When I was 17 I watched the Mir Space Station fall to earth and saw a giant basketball size fireball with a huge multicolored train in 2007 or 2008 this was up there though.
Location
Address Dallas, TX
Latitude 32° 44' 53.25'' N (32.75°)
Longitude 96° 48' 2.4'' W (-96.8°)
Elevation 129.54m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-25 23:52 CST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-26 05:52 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 182°
Moving
Facing azimuth 315°
First azimuth 310°
First elevation 70°
Last azimuth 315°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks I heard a faint crackle and then a boom
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 25°
Remarks I saw the object break into 4-5 pieces at about 30 degrees above the horizon with each piece slightly on its own trajectory
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks I saw the object break into 4-5 pieces at about 30 degrees above the horizon with each piece slightly on its own trajectory