Reports Report 2583be (Event 2583-2013)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2583-2013
Observer
NameElizabeth S
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI've never seen one before so close, I usually see falling stars real far away up in the sky. This scared me a lot but it was so beautiful. Awesome
Location
AddressModesto, CA
Latitude37° 37' 5.76'' N (37.62°)
Longitude 121° 1' 5.88'' W (-121.02°)
Elevation25.92m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2013-10-22 19:53 PDT
UT Date & Time2013-10-23 02:53 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom right to left
Descent Angle270°
Moving
Facing azimuth72.51°
First azimuth72.8°
First elevation33°
Last azimuth357.35°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-24
ColorYellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksI thought I heard a boom, not sure
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt suddenly came down as a white ball of fire with a short tail on fire
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksseemed like it exploded as it came into my view - I was facing West and it came down right to left