Reports Report 4310cq (Event 4310-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4310-2017
Observer
NameDr. Paul S
Experience Level5/5
Remarks Naval observatory director, PhD astronomer while giving a VIP tour on the 61-inch dome catwalk. Very long 'tail', caught nearly overhead heading south closer to southern horizon toward Sedona or further south. Later saw nbc12 phoenix news report of a similar event, perhaps seen northward from there.could it be the same event? http://www.12news.com/news/local/arizona/was-that-a-meteor-bright-light-flashes-across-arizona-sky/491929850
Location
AddressFlagstaff, AZ
Latitude35° 11' 2.61'' N (35.18°)
Longitude 111° 44' 26.14'' W (-111.74°)
Elevation2304.62m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-11-14 20:35 MST
UT Date & Time2017-11-15 03:35 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle172°
Moving
Facing azimuth150°
First azimuth110°
First elevation85°
Last azimuth175°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorStarted pink went white 30 degree long streak, ended blue-white to blue as a bolide, dark blue fragmentation.
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLong tail ending in bright blue-white bolide flash impacting dark eye adaptation, seemed to slow trajectory in burst, fragment shower ensued
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAt bolide burst, fragments primarily under fireball emanating along trajectory, below and expanding, dimmed quickly