Reports Report 1984f (Event 1984-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1984-2020
Observer
NamePatrick S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe fireball seemed impossibly bright- it lit up the ground all around me and the trail seemed to sparkle before it faded.
Location
AddressSedona, AZ
Latitude34° 54' 27.28'' N (34.91°)
Longitude 111° 50' 55.46'' W (-111.85°)
Elevation1382.55m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-04-25 04:30 MST
UT Date & Time2020-04-25 11:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle174°
Moving
Facing azimuth177.46°
First azimuth171.67°
First elevation61°
Last azimuth174.03°
Last elevation37°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorYellow, Light Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length50°
RemarksFizzled red and hung in the air for several seconds with a steady glow.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt flashed so bright that there was an afterimage when I closed my eyes. My wife was turned away from the fireball and saw the flash reflect on the ground around her.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-