Reports Report 2779ed (Event 2779-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2779-2020
Observer
NameChuck B
Experience Level3/5
RemarksSeen one before at Jackson Meadows Reservoir, was super bright when it flashed, it left a glowing trail for at least 20 minutes. This one started like a shooting star, quickly got bigger and brighter, flashed into at least 1 fragment with a firework like flashing trail
Location
AddressSan Clemente, CA
Latitude33° 24' 58.46'' N (33.42°)
Longitude 117° 37' 4.17'' W (-117.62°)
Elevation1.91m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-06-09 20:33 PDT
UT Date & Time2020-06-10 03:33 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle264°
Moving
Facing azimuth270.43°
First azimuth317.49°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth289.02°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks1st saw it was bright, got brighter and larger, then flashed, into 2 maybe 3 pieces,
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAfter flash, definitely saw a large fragment, maybe a smaller one too. The fragment left a brief short trail like a firework a few distinct small flashes from the fragment