Reports Report 4555a (Event 4555-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4555-2019
Observer
NameJordan P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI looked up and only saw the last second or two of the fireball. In the brief glimpse that I had, it seemed to have a very noticeable glowing trail with multiple colors that had smaller pieces within. It disappeared as the light from the meteor died out.
Location
AddressSanta Teresa, NM
Latitude31° 52' 21.69'' N (31.87°)
Longitude 106° 41' 51.36'' W (-106.7°)
Elevation1252.01m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-09-18 04:31 MDT
UT Date & Time2019-09-18 10:31 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle262°
Moving
Facing azimuth245.75°
First azimuth254.92°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth239.27°
Last elevation27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorOrange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length20°
RemarksLooked like a glowing train with smaller pieces being broken apart
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksLooked like a glowing train with smaller pieces being broken apart