Reports Report 1829f (Event 1829-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1829-2020
Observer
NameEric S
Experience Level4/5
RemarksA very nice bolide! I am not used to seeing fragmentation very often so this was a very special sighting for me.
Location
AddressSierra Vista, AZ
Latitude31° 32' 30.49'' N (31.54°)
Longitude 110° 16' 1.39'' W (-110.27°)
Elevation1386.42m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-04-19 20:02 MST
UT Date & Time2020-04-20 03:02 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle17°
Moving
Facing azimuth185.46°
First azimuth186.86°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth183.88°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-4
ColorWhite, light blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe bolide was very bright, and it exploded like a firework, into many pieces. It was very beautiful!
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI was looking out my window S to SW and saw a bright flash, and then an explosion into multiple pieces like a firework. Short duration but very brilliant.