Reports Report 4958h (Event 4958-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4958-2019
Observer
NameCassandra M
Experience Level4/5
RemarksMeteor shower is tonight, but this burned far brighter and was much larger than a typical meteor.
Location
AddressScottsdale, AZ
Latitude33° 27' 43.89'' N (33.46°)
Longitude 111° 53' 56.49'' W (-111.9°)
Elevation369.2m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-10-09 18:47 MST
UT Date & Time2019-10-10 01:47 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down right to up left
Descent Angle271°
Moving
Facing azimuth0.16°
First azimuth70.7°
First elevation43°
Last azimuth297.7°
Last elevation37°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorBlue, Light Blue, Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksI as the fireball entered my field of vision, it was a blue color and got lighter and lighter and then there was a small white flash and it was orange and disappeared.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksOnce the fireball was orange I saw several embers before they quickly fizzled out.