Reports Report 6942b (Event 6942-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 6942-2020
Observer
NameJill M
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThis was one of the brightest longest fireballs I have ever seen and I watch the skies in Hawaii almost every night
Location
AddressKihei, HI
Latitude20° 43' 35.12'' N (20.73°)
Longitude 156° 26' 44.12'' W (-156.45°)
Elevation22.93m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-11-20 18:54 HST
UT Date & Time2020-11-21 04:54 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle229°
Moving
Facing azimuth269°
First azimuth277.6°
First elevation67°
Last azimuth265.41°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration6s
Length40°
RemarksLong bright fiery trail of light eventually broken trail as it entered the atmosphere
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBroken glowing trail