Reports Report 3244a (Event 3244-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3244-2019
Observer
NameRobert H
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis was not as bright as the blue fireball I saw some thirty years ago in Florida, but brighter than a typical meteor. Even though it was brief, it drew my eye immediately, giving me time to watch the disintegration..
Location
AddressPasco, WA
Latitude46° 13' 59.25'' N (46.23°)
Longitude 119° 8' 52.47'' W (-119.15°)
Elevation111.56m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-07-27 22:24 PDT
UT Date & Time2019-07-28 05:24 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle267°
Moving
Facing azimuth60°
First azimuth61°
First elevation16°
Last azimuth60°
Last elevation16°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorLight Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt got brighter as it flew apart. Brighter than Venus at the beginning, about two magnitudes brighter at the end.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt flew apart in all directions into about 10 pieces.