Reports Report 4078af (Event 4078-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4078-2018
Observer
NameMichelle M
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI didn't realize it was a fireball until I saw a report about it; I thought I saw a shooting star, but knew in the back of my head that it's wasn't quite like a shooting star because of its size and trajectory.
Location
AddressSpringfield, OR
Latitude44° 5' 2.65'' N (44.08°)
Longitude 123° 2' 29.94'' W (-123.04°)
Elevation133.61m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-10-09 20:30 PDT
UT Date & Time2018-10-10 03:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle176°
Moving
Facing azimuth275°
First azimuth275°
First elevation69°
Last azimuth275°
Last elevation33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length20°
Remarkssmall glowing trail
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksas the fireball dissipated, i saw several fragments break off of the main object