Reports Report 3776i (Event 3776-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3776-2018
Observer
NameMike F
Experience Level4/5
RemarksVery slow and/or very far away, like reentry/burnup of something
Location
AddressGranite Bay, CA
Latitude38° 44' 16.3'' N (38.74°)
Longitude 121° 12' 57.47'' W (-121.22°)
Elevation85.5m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-09-21 19:37 ?
UT Date & Time2018-09-22 03:37 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth184.87°
First azimuth185.43°
First elevation37°
Last azimuth184.11°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorRed
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration30s
Length
RemarksShort flaming trail, maybe 0.25 degree, as if object was burning
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAlmost symmetric fragmentation into 6-8 pieces of similar size/brightness that emanated out of the fragmentation location, maybe at 20% outward from the original course.