Reports Report 1019j (Event 1019-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1019-2020
Observer
NameKaitlin T
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI could only see one other star in the sky after it happened (so perhaps it was really a planet) but the fireball must have been very bright to look like the brightest shooting star I've ever seen to see it when no other stars were visible.
Location
AddressMountain View, CA
Latitude37° 22' 12.38'' N (37.37°)
Longitude 122° 5' 16.46'' W (-122.09°)
Elevation46.41m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-02-27 05:14 PST
UT Date & Time2020-02-27 13:14 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle149°
Moving
Facing azimuth90.83°
First azimuth90°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth90°
Last elevation60°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-11
ColorOrange, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksIt started as a thin white streak I thought was a simple shooting star, but halfway through its path, it got much brighter and accelerated and then flashed even brighter at its terminus with orange at the center of the flash.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-