Reports Report 5579c (Event 5579-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5579-2020
Observer
NameScott G
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressLos Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM
Latitude35° 7' 35.26'' N (35.13°)
Longitude 106° 41' 11.66'' W (-106.69°)
Elevation1515.54m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-10-05 12:54 MDT
UT Date & Time2020-10-05 18:54 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle207°
Moving
Facing azimuth230.39°
First azimuth277.28°
First elevation46°
Last azimuth257.47°
Last elevation26°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorThe meteor broke into two pieces both of which reflected sunlight
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration-
Length20°
RemarksIt appeared to be a smoke trail that lasted a few seconds.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe meteor split into two pieces