Reports Report 3792du (Event 3792-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3792-2020
Observer
NameStephen B
Experience Level2/5
RemarksIt was the most spectacular sky event I’ve ever seen. Similar in length and trajectory to watching the space shuttle re-enter the atmosphere (from the same viewpoint) some 20 years ago or so, but slower and brighter.
Location
AddressAlbuquerque, NM
Latitude35° 7' 10.66'' N (35.12°)
Longitude 106° 31' 16.97'' W (-106.52°)
Elevation1709.43m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-07-28 21:15 MDT
UT Date & Time2020-07-29 03:15 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle98°
Moving
Facing azimuth322.98°
First azimuth319.06°
First elevation32°
Last azimuth58.36°
Last elevation17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorBlue, Green, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length
RemarksGlowing, white
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright white flash and colors changed then.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksLooked like it broke up into 2 or 3 pieces.