Reports Report 2583ag (Event 2583-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2583-2013
Observer
NameBrian O
Experience Level3/5
RemarksDefinitely the most spectacular meteor I have seen. Absolutely beautiful watching it change as it streaked across the sky.
Location
AddressLafayette, CA
Latitude37° 52' 10.95'' N (37.87°)
Longitude 122° 5' 49.39'' W (-122.1°)
Elevation120.59m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-10-22 20:00 PDT
UT Date & Time2013-10-23 03:00 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth197.14°
First azimuth166.18°
First elevation42°
Last azimuth247.41°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorLight Blue, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration4s
Length30°
RemarksStreak of yellow, orange which faded slowly
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSmall fragmentation from main meteor right before it disappeared behind the trees and hills.