Reports Report 2856i (Event 2856-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2856-2015
Observer
NameJeffrey K
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI spend a considerable amount of time out of doors in the very early hours. This is the second possible fireball I have reported in the past year.
Location
AddressPhoenix, AZ
Latitude33° 28' 20.44'' N (33.47°)
Longitude 112° 1' 38.91'' W (-112.03°)
Elevation345.02m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-10-31 05:18 MST
UT Date & Time2015-10-31 12:18 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle206°
Moving
Facing azimuth180.25°
First azimuth357.61°
First elevation66°
Last azimuth155.91°
Last elevation22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length40°
RemarksThe color of the trail changed from orange to reddish orange.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAs the fireball disappeared in the SSE sky it fragmented into at least two pieces. The larger of the fragments seemed momentarily brighter and it seemed to "stutter" very briefly before it vanished.