Reports Report 3776a (Event 3776-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3776-2018
Observer
NameJerome M
Experience Level3/5
Remarksvery bright orange. appeared to be moving slowly probably due to distance. It was quite large. Not a ball followed by a tail, but rather a group of disintegrating objects with a main body almost like a firework sweeping across the sky
Location
AddressElk Grove, CA
Latitude38° 25' 14.98'' N (38.42°)
Longitude 121° 24' 22.49'' W (-121.41°)
Elevation10.05m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-09-21 19:15 PDT
UT Date & Time2018-09-22 02:15 UT
Duration≈45s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle64°
Moving
Facing azimuth13°
First azimuth13°
First elevation-
Last azimuth20.21°
Last elevation29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksMultiple bodies traveling in same direction about 13 degrees nne looked as if the main body was shedding lots of fragments all traveling in the same direction before disappearing behind roof tops visible for 20 seconds or so