Reports Report 3788i (Event 3788-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3788-2019
Observer
NameLia E
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis was the most incredible thing I have ever seen in my life. It gave me goosebumps and brought tears to my eyes.
Location
AddressMenlo Park, CA
Latitude37° 28' 28.2'' N (37.47°)
Longitude 122° 8' 50.26'' W (-122.15°)
Elevation3.32m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-08-14 05:36 PDT
UT Date & Time2019-08-14 12:36 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle254°
Moving
Facing azimuth252.92°
First azimuth261.98°
First elevation19°
Last azimuth239.78°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-22
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe front of the fireball was round and was glowing very brightly. Then after a couple seconds the front seemed to leave a trail of smaller, glowing, broken pieces behind. Those quickly dimmed and then the fireball was no longer visible.