Reports Report 5247a (Event 5247-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5247-2020
Observer
NameDavid R
Experience Level3/5
RemarksVery bright, like a Xenon/LED car headlight.
Location
AddressTucson, AZ
Latitude32° 25' 18.67'' N (32.42°)
Longitude 110° 59' 33.71'' W (-110.99°)
Elevation850.11m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-17 22:53 MST
UT Date & Time2020-09-18 05:53 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle104°
Moving
Facing azimuth180°
First azimuth204.48°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth238.89°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksAt termination, large explosion with red and orange trails radiating 360 degrees
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksObject stopped suddenly and exploded, emanating red and orange trails roughly equally in all directions. Estimate visible diameter as 10-15mm