Reports Report 4310eb (Event 4310-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4310-2017
Observer
NameJACKIE K
Experience Level1/5
RemarksTHIS WAS THE FIRST TIME I EVER SAW A METEOR THIS BRIGHT, IT WAS LIKE SOMEONE SHINED A FLASHLIGHT IN MY EYES. IT WAS AMAZING TO WITNESS AND A SECOND OF FEAR HIT ME
Location
AddressBuckeye, AZ
Latitude33° 25' 49.75'' N (33.43°)
Longitude 112° 31' 49.16'' W (-112.53°)
Elevation316.73m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-11-14 20:40 MST
UT Date & Time2017-11-15 03:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle111°
Moving
Facing azimuth30°
First azimuth54.85°
First elevation29°
Last azimuth57.56°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorLight Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration8s
Length99.99°
RemarksGLOWING TRAIL OF LIGHT LASTED ABOUT 3-4 SECONDS THEN BRIGHT BLUE/WHITE FLASH THEN PIECES BROKE OFF THEN 2 SECONDS LATER IT WAS GONE
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks BRIGHT BLUE/WHITE FLASH LASTING 2-3 SECONDS
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksTHERE WAS A BRIGHT FLASH OF BLUE/WHITE LIGHT THEN 4-5 FRAGMENTS BROKE OFF AND THEN EVERYTHING DISSIPATED 2 SECONDS LATER