Reports Report 629x (Event 629-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 629-2020
Observer
NameJacob R
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI'm an Aeronautical Engineer, so it wasn't a plane or air event, however, it is conceivable it was space debris, due to the way it broke up.
Location
AddressTucson, AZ
Latitude32° 12' 22.24'' N (32.21°)
Longitude 110° 57' 12.59'' W (-110.95°)
Elevation742.5m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-02-04 20:07 MST
UT Date & Time2020-02-05 03:07 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle257°
Moving
Facing azimuth300°
First azimuth285°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth280°
Last elevation18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorOrange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration30s
Length45°
RemarksA large meteorite, with a trail made up of particulate burning off of the meteorite, small chunks, ultimately culminating in a large grouping of particulate visible for 1-2 seconds until burnoff
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksA continuous sparking look, culminating in a complete break, terrible timing, but seems akin to the Columbia break up, sparks, then large chucks for 1-2 seconds