Reports Report 2583c (Event 2583-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2583-2013
Observer
NameMike E
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWas out with a group of cub scouts that got to see the brightest shooting star I have ever seen
Location
AddressSan Jose, CA
Latitude37° 14' 48.89'' N (37.25°)
Longitude 121° 54' 23.97'' W (-121.91°)
Elevation70.97m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-10-22 19:45 PDT
UT Date & Time2013-10-23 02:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth315.5°
First azimuth314.57°
First elevation70°
Last azimuth292.59°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorOrange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length30°
RemarksDull glow train that faded fast
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksGot much brighter at the end
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSaw at least 2 fireballs as it got close to the horizon