Reports Report 3776e (Event 3776-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3776-2018
Observer
NameDavid Y
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWithin 5 minutes an Irridium or ISS path was seen in nearly the same location.
Location
AddressCitrus Heights, CA
Latitude38° 40' 21.45'' N (38.67°)
Longitude 121° 17' 8.84'' W (-121.29°)
Elevation60.1m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-09-21 19:37 PDT
UT Date & Time2018-09-22 02:37 UT
Duration≈45s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down to up
Descent Angle-
Moving
Facing azimuth198°
First azimuth198°
First elevation13°
Last azimuth
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-4
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAt high angle, at least 6 close fragments observed in 8x and 10x binoculars, changing to 10 - 12 sparking masses diverging to a spread of 1.5 deg, each mass with spark trail of 2 deg each.