Reports Report 2094a (Event 2094-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2094-2021
Observer
NameHolly S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksThis was the first fireball that my husband and I have seen in our 60+ years on this planet and we have to say that this experience was right up there with our observance of the total eclipse of the sun that we observe a few years ago. It was absolutely phenomenal.
Location
AddressStovepipe Wells, CA
Latitude36° 36' 26.92'' N (36.61°)
Longitude 117° 8' 53.79'' W (-117.15°)
Elevation-4.74m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-03-21 18:50 PDT
UT Date & Time2021-03-22 01:50 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle250°
Moving
Facing azimuth270°
First azimuth330°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth230°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorOrange, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksOriginally it was one ball of fire....then there was a vertical split that was dark and it appeared to break the ball into two spheres. One of the spheres was larger. This also coincided with a bright flare.