Reports Report 2597bi (Event 2597-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2597-2015
Observer
NameSamantha F
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI doubt I will every see anything like it again. It seemed a thousand times brighter than any shooting star. It took me a minute to understand what I was seeing and to believe it was real. It was amazing.
Location
AddressModesto, CA
Latitude37° 40' 13.4'' N (37.67°)
Longitude 120° 58' 11.72'' W (-120.97°)
Elevation29.63m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-10-13 23:15 PDT
UT Date & Time2015-10-14 06:15 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle335°
Moving
Facing azimuth270°
First azimuth90°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth270°
Last elevation25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorDark Purple, Blue, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
Remarksa pop and hiss
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration20s
Length90°
Remarksthe trail was colored like a rainbow it was bright the colors faded quickly but the smoke lasted a few seconds longer
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-