Reports Report 546hh (Event 546-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 546-2016
Observer
NameRichard R
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressSanger, CA
Latitude36° 45' 56.41'' N (36.77°)
Longitude 119° 36' 36.45'' W (-119.61°)
Elevation110.74m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-02-11 06:30 PST
UT Date & Time2016-02-11 14:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle78°
Moving
Facing azimuth181.08°
First azimuth232.72°
First elevation31°
Last azimuth121.97°
Last elevation10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-18
ColorBlue, Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length15°
RemarksFireball moved quickly through the sky, leaving sparks behind and then halfway across it glowed more brightly, threw more sparks, faded and then steadied (but dimmer) until it was out of sight.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFireball suddenly grew brighter and sent sparks that moved at angles away from its trajectory. It then dimmed but soon recovered but at a less intense glow.