Reports Report 5382n (Event 5382-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5382-2020
Observer
NameSuzanne L
Experience Level2/5
RemarksI am a former science teacher (physics and earth science) but I don't do much sky watching and I don't know much about it. I was not observing the sky intentionally when I saw this object-just sitting outside after dinner looking up at the sky at the right moment.
Location
AddressNevada City, CA
Latitude39° 18' 58.42'' N (39.32°)
Longitude 120° 58' 36.25'' W (-120.98°)
Elevation931.01m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-09-26 19:45 PDT
UT Date & Time2020-09-27 02:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle15°
Moving
Facing azimuth
First azimuth
First elevation31°
Last azimuth
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-23
ColorYellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
Remarksa definite thud in the distance
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksThe object was elongated with a round end. The elongated portion appeared to be breaking into chunks. The chunks were bright but also dark around the edges. Incredible sight!