Reports Report 2597as (Event 2597-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2597-2015
Observer
NameCharles C
Experience Level5/5
RemarksIt looked "metallic" to me if there is such a thing. Maybe reentry junk? Nice jagged bright blue-white streak through the sky.
Location
AddressRescue, CA
Latitude38° 42' 54.65'' N (38.72°)
Longitude 120° 56' 37.07'' W (-120.94°)
Elevation416.28m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-10-13 22:40 PDT
UT Date & Time2015-10-14 05:40 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle132°
Moving
Facing azimuth198.79°
First azimuth200.76°
First elevation55°
Last azimuth246.75°
Last elevation16°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksMore like sparks coming off something, not big chunks. Made for a ragged trail that quickly disappeared leaving no notable trace, but the sky was dark so it would have been hard to see a smoke trail (5th magnitude seeing)