Reports Report 5132b (Event 5132-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5132-2020
Observer
NameRachael P
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI thought a plane had crashed or something, it was literally on fire. I thought it might have crashed but didn’t hear anything. Was a passenger in a car driving south on I-10 between Casa Grande and Tucson.
Location
AddressCasa Grande, AZ
Latitude32° 55' 31.61'' N (32.93°)
Longitude 111° 41' 27.45'' W (-111.69°)
Elevation431.07m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-09 20:45 MST
UT Date & Time2020-09-10 03:45 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle125°
Moving
Facing azimuth271.35°
First azimuth268.99°
First elevation37°
Last azimuth289.32°
Last elevation13°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorOrange, Light Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length-
RemarksI thought a plane was crashing, smoke tail and glowing train, went out suddenly
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSeemed to disintegrate within a second, light went out suddenly