Reports Report 2471i (Event 2471-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2471-2020
Observer
NameElizabeth S
Experience Level1/5
RemarksWe were wowed by it—so much so that we didn’t even look away to grab a phone. We immediately researched it after seeing it.
Location
AddressScottsdale, AZ
Latitude33° 30' 48.26'' N (33.51°)
Longitude 111° 53' 35.39'' W (-111.89°)
Elevation384.34m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-05-21 20:45 MST
UT Date & Time2020-05-22 03:45 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle233°
Moving
Facing azimuth90.79°
First azimuth89.37°
First elevation47°
Last azimuth53.02°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorOrange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration6s
Length20°
RemarksBright, thinned out as it disappeared; bigger by fireball.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball looked like it was coming apart.