Reports Report 3244c (Event 3244-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3244-2019
Observer
NameGail L
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI have seen many "shooting stars" as part of meteor showers. I have never seen anything like this before. It was a very brief explosion of color, predominantly red.
Location
AddressRathdrum, ID
Latitude47° 54' 26.31'' N (47.91°)
Longitude 116° 54' 1.12'' W (-116.9°)
Elevation750.31m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-07-27 22:40 PDT
UT Date & Time2019-07-28 05:40 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle263°
Moving
Facing azimuth84.84°
First azimuth84.35°
First elevation77°
Last azimuth87.56°
Last elevation77°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorYellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt spread out almost like fireworks, but less uniform and with fewe points. It was extremely bright.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was not a single straight line. More like a spike out here and there as it exploded.