Reports Report 2779dk (Event 2779-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2779-2020
Observer
NameWendy T
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThis is the first time I saw a “fireball” during dusk, when the light is still out.
Location
AddressClaremont, CA
Latitude34° 6' 27.69'' N (34.11°)
Longitude 117° 44' 5.69'' W (-117.73°)
Elevation369.21m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-06-09 20:31 PDT
UT Date & Time2020-06-10 03:31 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle249°
Moving
Facing azimuth276.16°
First azimuth273.87°
First elevation61°
Last azimuth254.37°
Last elevation28°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length
RemarksIt was a straight tail, heading down, towards the left side I was facing.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksReddish, yellow color.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was as if it was like a when you fire a gun, and the small explosion of the barrel explodes.