Reports Report 1004aw (Event 1004-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1004-2020
Observer
NameCarl G
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI stopped seeing it when it went behind some trees on the near horizon. The fireball seemed close, like within maybe 30 miles of my location. I just happened to be using my telescope and was taking a break to look around the sky and was looking in the right general direction to be able to see it.
Location
AddressPhoenix, AZ
Latitude33° 36' 29.17'' N (33.61°)
Longitude 112° 3' 31.14'' W (-112.06°)
Elevation427.2m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-02-26 20:15 MST
UT Date & Time2020-02-27 03:15 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle135°
Moving
Facing azimuth45°
First azimuth40°
First elevation16°
Last azimuth48°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorDark Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length
Remarksvery short trail with variable bursts
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThere were various bursts of different magnitudes, with "sparks" flying off it a degree or so.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThere were various bursts of different magnitudes, with "sparks" flying off it a degree or so.