Reports Report 1984j (Event 1984-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1984-2020
Observer
NameBob S
Experience Level4/5
RemarksIt briefly lit up the surroundings in my area to near-daylight illumination.
Location
AddressTucson, AZ
Latitude32° 15' 0.69'' N (32.25°)
Longitude 110° 56' 38.28'' W (-110.94°)
Elevation738.15m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-04-25 04:02 MST
UT Date & Time2020-04-25 11:02 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle120°
Moving
Facing azimuth220°
First azimuth195°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth235°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length25°
RemarksSmoke trail was very obvious and clear, duration in sky lasted at least ten minutes. Also viewed smoke through binoculars and was a clearly defined smoke trail, which slowly dissipated over many minutes (10+)
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksFinal plunge had large jump in brightness
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSlight fragmentation near end