Reports Report 2445o (Event 2445-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2445-2021
Observer
NameChris A
Experience Level4/5
Remarksdefinitely one of the brightest fireballs I have ever seen. It was bright enough to see distinctly through an overcast. Area where I saw it generally a dark sky area, except for the full moon which could also be seen through the overcast
Location
AddressChiloquin, OR
Latitude42° 35' 40.89'' N (42.59°)
Longitude 121° 53' 47.28'' W (-121.9°)
Elevation1320.32m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-04-25 20:54 PDT
UT Date & Time2021-04-26 03:54 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle152°
Moving
Facing azimuth270°
First azimuth180°
First elevation59°
Last azimuth180°
Last elevation33°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-26
ColorOrange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length25°
Remarksorange glowing head with yellow fragments following and a white tail
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a high overcast, snowing with a full moon. I saw a bright flash in the left corner of my eye that I thought was lighting, turning to look I saw the blazing orange head with yellow fragmentation behind it and a white tail . I was driving west at the time with my car stereo playing loud
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarksas mentioned above. I might have thought it was a large piece of space junk, except for the flash