Reports Report 2416d (Event 2416-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2416-2020
Observer
NameKeith E
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWhile facing west, the bright slow fireball flew westward sputtered and changed colors, I stammered and pointed and a friend facing north glimpsed the fire ball iand briefly persistent trail in his periphery and as he turned westward, agreeing it was a good one.
Location
AddressGilbert, AZ
Latitude33° 19' 35.44'' N (33.33°)
Longitude 111° 47' 13.86'' W (-111.79°)
Elevation380.27m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-05-18 02:42 MST
UT Date & Time2020-05-18 09:42 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth270°
First azimuth270°
First elevation56°
Last azimuth270°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorLight Blue, Orange, white
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length20°
RemarksQuickly dissipating, intermittent puffs of smoke as the fireball sputtered and changed colors
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-