Reports Report 1004ca (Event 1004-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1004-2020
Observer
NameKatharine E
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI've seen a few meteor showers, and in this case I was just walking to my car and I saw it happen. It's the biggest meteor event I've seen
Location
AddressAlbuquerque, NM
Latitude35° 4' 41.42'' N (35.08°)
Longitude 106° 35' 54.42'' W (-106.6°)
Elevation1592.75m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-02-26 20:14 MST
UT Date & Time2020-02-27 03:14 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle230°
Moving
Facing azimuth266.66°
First azimuth267.24°
First elevation33°
Last azimuth261.04°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-23
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length
RemarksIt was a bright explosion, then a glowing trail that eventually burned out.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksA very big explosion of bright light, I thought for a second that it was an airplane exploding
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-