Reports Report 4071i (Event 4071-2022)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4071-2022
Observer
NameJohn P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was the closest shooting star in my life… heading Southernly
Location
AddressWest Sacramento, CA
Latitude38° 31' 55.75'' N (38.53°)
Longitude 121° 34' 47.23'' W (-121.58°)
Elevation3.01m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2022-07-16 21:30 PDT
UT Date & Time2022-07-17 04:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle260°
Moving
Facing azimuth270°
First azimuth300°
First elevation59°
Last azimuth235°
Last elevation33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt had a long but short lived tail