Reports Report 915p (Event 915-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 915-2020
Observer
NameGina S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was pretty beautiful!
Location
AddressSacramento, CA
Latitude38° 34' 59.13'' N (38.58°)
Longitude 121° 23' 10.28'' W (-121.39°)
Elevation18.5m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-02-20 23:30 PST
UT Date & Time2020-02-21 07:30 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle100°
Moving
Facing azimuth352.91°
First azimuth334°
First elevation61°
Last azimuth67.88°
Last elevation29°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorBlue, Orange, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksThe moment the meteor started showing sparks it sounded like flames crackling and sparks popping
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length
RemarksIt disappeared very quickly I wasn’t able to make out any distinguishing aspects
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball after trailing across the sky got super bright then sparked and broke apart into nothing
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAt the end of the bright flash the fireball sparked into pieces and cake apart