Reports Report 2805cq (Event 2805-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2805-2020
Observer
NameLorena D
Experience Level1/5
RemarksIt was still light outside and my time is approximate. We were sitting in our hot tub and I was looking up and surprised by how close it looked. And that there was a “smoke” trail like what you see from planes in the sky at times
Location
AddressChico, CA
Latitude39° 45' 38.13'' N (39.76°)
Longitude 121° 45' 49.52'' W (-121.76°)
Elevation183.51m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-06-10 20:30 PDT
UT Date & Time2020-06-11 03:30 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle84°
Moving
Facing azimuth260°
First azimuth260°
First elevation80°
Last azimuth270°
Last elevation67°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorOrange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99s
Length-
RemarksThe smoke trail lasted several minutes and at first was mostly straight and then squiggly.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksLike a bright star breaking into pieces
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksPieces all flashed and disappeared