Reports Report 4481p (Event 4481-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4481-2019
Observer
NameMichelle P
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI am not sure if my position was communicated clearly with this system. I was traveling west on that highway and saw the fireball begin at about the 2:00 position of my field of vision, and complete at the horizon.
Location
AddressHollister, CA
Latitude36° 52' 34.72'' N (36.88°)
Longitude 121° 24' 2.24'' W (-121.4°)
Elevation75.73m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-09-17 21:04 PDT
UT Date & Time2019-09-18 04:04 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle111°
Moving
Facing azimuth-
First azimuth30°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth45°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length15°
RemarksThe train was glowing bright and very long. It looked like a giant comet trailing fire. It was absolutely amazing
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-