Reports Report 5906a (Event 5906-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5906-2020
Observer
NameClayton R
Experience Level2/5
RemarksObject appeared brighter than a shooting star then began to grow brighter until it flashed and left a light blue trail behind it where it lasted for approximately 5 seconds.
Location
Address, TX
Latitude33° 35' 34.45'' N (33.59°)
Longitude 101° 29' 42.4'' W (-101.5°)
Elevation947.8m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-10-17 04:03 CDT
UT Date & Time2020-10-17 09:03 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle96°
Moving
Facing azimuth208.36°
First azimuth192.73°
First elevation72°
Last azimuth225.17°
Last elevation72°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length20°
RemarksDark in the path of the object but light blue along the outer edges of the objects trails.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksFlash that lit up the sky and dimmed over approximately 5 seconds.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-