Reports Report 3792k (Event 3792-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3792-2020
Observer
NameRick K
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWas outside setting up to take photos of NEOWISE, and happened to step inside briefly when I saw the fireball through the kitchen window.
Location
AddressRio Rancho, NM
Latitude35° 17' 1.15'' N (35.28°)
Longitude 106° 37' 11.04'' W (-106.62°)
Elevation1590.62m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-07-28 20:56 MDT
UT Date & Time2020-07-29 02:56 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle91°
Moving
Facing azimuth28.18°
First azimuth326.13°
First elevation20°
Last azimuth79.31°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-17
ColorLight Blue, Green, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration0.5s
Length15°
RemarksBright greenish trail behind the fireball, dissipating after perhaps 0.5 seconds or so (maybe slightly longer)
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksTwo episodes of fragmentation as pieces broke off, glowing almost as brightly as the fireball. Brightest fireball I've ever seen. Also, my perception is that is was closer than any other I've seen.