Reports Report 1916ab (Event 1916-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1916-2021
Observer
NameRussell Z
Experience Level2/5
RemarksWith respect to how high in the sky this fireball was, it may help to know that our property has 4 tall fir trees (130-150 feet tall) and this fireball passed behind the fir trees. These fir trees are nort-west of where we were.
Location
AddressCorvallis, OR
Latitude44° 32' 46.99'' N (44.55°)
Longitude 123° 17' 29.77'' W (-123.29°)
Elevation98.13m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-25 21:00 PDT
UT Date & Time2021-03-26 04:00 UT
Duration≈45s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle87°
Moving
Facing azimuth329.13°
First azimuth255.41°
First elevation22°
Last azimuth9.97°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorPink, Orange, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
Remarks2 or more low frequency bangs. I feel like they were associated with pressure waves that hit my ears. They occurred 2-4 minutes after the sighting.
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was as if there were fireworks coming off the main fireball, meaning there were sparks coming off. It also looked as if the main fireball was being trailed by several other fireballs (as many as 15?) with individual tails, making the combined tail extremely wide.