Reports Report 1984i (Event 1984-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1984-2020
Observer
NameTimothy H
Experience Level5/5
RemarksTracing the direction backwards, it didn't trace to any known currently active radiant. One of the 2 or 3 brightest events I've seen in 50 years of astronomy.
Location
AddressTubac, AZ
Latitude31° 36' 13.18'' N (31.6°)
Longitude 111° 2' 45.61'' W (-111.05°)
Elevation980.53m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-04-25 04:00 MST
UT Date & Time2020-04-25 11:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle74°
Moving
Facing azimuth280°
First azimuth230°
First elevation85°
Last azimuth340°
Last elevation70°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-5
Coloryellow-white
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length40°
RemarksLasted approximately 10 minutes. Train was about 1 to 1.5 degree in width. one very thick intense knot within the train.Twisted in upper level winds until it finally became too diffuse to see
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks2 bright terminal flashes. No fragmentation
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-