Reports Report 4481r (Event 4481-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4481-2019
Observer
NameTim C
Experience Level1/5
RemarksNothing additional. Beautiful fireworks display.
Location
AddressMerced, CA
Latitude37° 19' 36.54'' N (37.33°)
Longitude 120° 31' 25.37'' W (-120.52°)
Elevation49.1m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-09-17 20:37 PDT
UT Date & Time2019-09-18 03:37 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle130°
Moving
Facing azimuth85.1°
First azimuth82.29°
First elevation59°
Last azimuth110.82°
Last elevation11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-
ColorLight Blue, Dark Green, Green, Light Green, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration10s
Length40°
RemarksFacing South saw a rapid color changing meteor from the E to NE travelling faster than a fighter jet. White to less white to (i thought Blue, to neon Green with a tail spitting bright white fireballs descending below the tree line. As the meteor descended i noticed what looked to be sparklers spitting out and then at the horizon or tree line, it look to grow in intensity for a second and then i didn't see anything after that.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksFacing South saw a rapid color changing meteor from the E to NE travelling faster than a fighter jet. White to less white to (i thought Blue, to neon Green with a tail spitting bright white fireballs descending below the tree line. As the meteor descended i noticed what looked to be sparklers spitting out and then at the horizon or tree line, it look to grow in intensity for a second and then i didn't see anything after that.