Reports Report 2656a (Event 2656-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2656-2019
Observer
NameCortlin M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe only thing I saw was the termination shock and two fragments fly off. Less than a second between initial flash and disappearance of fragments. Size of fireball was around 1/2 the size of the full moon.
Location
AddressMerced, CA
Latitude37° 19' 16.53'' N (37.32°)
Longitude 120° 27' 58.12'' W (-120.47°)
Elevation56.06m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-06-22 22:30 PDT
UT Date & Time2019-06-23 05:30 UT
Duration<1s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle254°
Moving
Facing azimuth20.45°
First azimuth20°
First elevation68°
Last azimuth20°
Last elevation68°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBig, bright white flash that split in two directions
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksOne fragment went left, more toward the North, the other fragment went right, more toward the East