Reports Report 4097as (Event 4097-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4097-2015
Observer
NameSeth N
Experience Level4/5
RemarksInitially saw object due west with relative horizontal trajectory, and traveled to the south east with a downward angled trajectory.
Location
AddressReno, NV
Latitude39° 29' 5.18'' N (39.48°)
Longitude 119° 44' 49.92'' W (-119.75°)
Elevation1340.24m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-12-22 18:15 PST
UT Date & Time2015-12-23 02:15 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle267°
Moving
Facing azimuth180.68°
First azimuth284.47°
First elevation35°
Last azimuth143.05°
Last elevation15°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length15°
RemarksGlowing smokey trail with consistent thickness
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksTwo tiny bursts of debris that were also illuminated, short lived, and traveled with the fireball.