Reports Report 5382a (Event 5382-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5382-2020
Observer
NameDaphne H
Experience Level4/5
RemarksThis was the brightest meteor I have ever seen In the 34 years I have been actively observing the sky
Location
AddressForesthill, CA
Latitude39° 0' 35.6'' N (39.01°)
Longitude 120° 54' 11.91'' W (-120.9°)
Elevation708.95m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-26 19:15 PDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-27 02:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth2.23°
First azimuth-
First elevation45°
Last azimuth12.82°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorYellow-green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright flash then broke up and continued with a tale
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksBroke into 3 smaller piece less bright than the initial fireball