Reports Report 3367g (Event 3367-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3367-2017
Observer
NameStan C
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI taught introductory astronomy at Glendale Community College in Arizona. I knew what to look for and waited for a possible report from the fireball. I did not hear one.
Location
AddressWaddell, AZ
Latitude33° 31' 44.9'' N (33.53°)
Longitude 112° 27' 6.58'' W (-112.45°)
Elevation351.46m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-09-23 20:32 MST
UT Date & Time2017-09-24 03:32 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle265°
Moving
Facing azimuth99.17°
First azimuth113.64°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth91.27°
Last elevation22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length12°
RemarksI first noticed it as a bright light. It moved towards the northeast and developed a smoke train as it moved further along on its trajectory.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksJust before the fireball ended it fragmented. I could discern at least 3 separate fragments. No flash occurred, just fragments. The fragments were very close to the main body of the fireball, followed along the same trajectory but quickly lagged behind as they descended.