Reports Report 1626c (Event 1626-2012)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1626-2012
Observer
NameGerri
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis was a very big fireball that my husband and I witnessed. By far the largest in our lives. We are interested in hearing if anyone else witnessed it.
Location
AddressOro Valley, AZ
Latitude32° 21' 23.5'' N (32.36°)
Longitude 111° 1' 33.32'' W (-111.03°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2011-12-31 20:00 MST
UT Date & Time2012-01-01 03:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth287.43°
First azimuth275.12°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth309.29°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorRed flaming
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
RemarksLarge fireball with fragments flying out in all directions during the entire flight path
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarks-