Reports Report 3684b (Event 3684-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3684-2020
Observer
NameShai H
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was the first time I experienced a fireball event, on a night we were out stargazing in clear dark new-moon skies. I was with a couple of other experienced amateur astronomers who have witnessed fireballs in the past, but never of this magnitude according to them. A spectacular sight
Location
AddressTouws River, Western Cape (ZA)
Latitude33° 34' 2.95'' S (-33.57°)
Longitude 19° 59' 25'' E (19.99°)
Elevation1026.05m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-07-18 22:00 SAST
UT Date & Time2020-07-18 20:00 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle168°
Moving
Facing azimuth170.22°
First azimuth161.16°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth187.19°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorBlue-Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt broke into three fragments which were visible for a couple more seconds before disappearing from view