Reports Report 3962d (Event 3962-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3962-2020
Observer
NameSteven S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was really cool to see a beautiful meteor!! The sound we heard while we saw it is so interesting. I wonder how that happens.
Location
AddressProvo, UT
Latitude40° 13' 0.43'' N (40.22°)
Longitude 111° 37' 59.79'' W (-111.63°)
Elevation1390.35m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-07-31 23:49 MDT
UT Date & Time2020-08-01 05:49 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle262°
Moving
Facing azimuth75.82°
First azimuth86.81°
First elevation39°
Last azimuth80.01°
Last elevation38°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorOrange, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksIt sounded like a sizzle or someone making the sound "shhhhh". It was soft, but many in our group heard it. The sound occurred right when we saw the meteor.
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAs the meteor broke up in the atmosphere, I saw little bits and pieces burning and breaking off, before it all disappeared.