Reports Report 1626r (Event 1626-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1626-2012
Observer
NameMichael S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI\'ve seen many meteors this is the first Fire ball, the orange tail was at least 10 degrees across the horizon.
Location
AddressPHOENIX, AZ
Latitude33° 29' 2.79'' N (33.48°)
Longitude 111° 57' 0.06'' W (-111.95°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2011-12-31 20:15 MST
UT Date & Time2012-01-01 03:15 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth50.15°
First azimuth86.13°
First elevation75°
Last azimuth30.66°
Last elevation40°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
Colorwhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
RemarksIts the new years night, wouldn\'t be able to hear.
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksAs the ball was approaching a white and blue tail followed by a yellow and orange tail. No fragmentation, white and blueish ball continued no tail.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-