Reports Report 2471e (Event 2471-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2471-2020
Observer
NameMichael V
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was the biggest brightest closest downward angled motion meteor ive ever witnessed. Im 44 it was beautiful and seemed to burn out about 200 yards before impact. Buildings ubstructed my view. I was on phone with someone next town over in same direction. She said helicopters and possible smoldering smoke.. but thats hear say
Location
AddressMesa, AZ
Latitude33° 24' 27.28'' N (33.41°)
Longitude 111° 50' 52.91'' W (-111.85°)
Elevation375.47m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-05-21 20:45 MST
UT Date & Time2020-05-22 03:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle223°
Moving
Facing azimuth79.1°
First azimuth73.07°
First elevation33°
Last azimuth40.38°
Last elevation27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorDark Blue, Blue, Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-