Reports Report 5156bp (Event 5156-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5156-2019
Observer
NameCraig H
Experience Level4/5
Remarksmeteor was unusually blueish in color. No fluorescent trail, just a brief cloud of smoke afterwards.
Location
AddressCottonwood, CA
Latitude40° 22' 11.79'' N (40.37°)
Longitude 122° 11' 59.1'' W (-122.2°)
Elevation175.53m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-10-19 21:10 PDT
UT Date & Time2019-10-20 04:10 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up to down
Descent Angle180°
Moving
Facing azimuth300°
First azimuth300°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth180°
Last elevation85°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorBlue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksWas tracking nearly vertical overhead...and was observed as a brightening fireball for approx 3 sec before sudden flash with many fragments afterwards