Reports Report 1019p (Event 1019-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1019-2020
Observer
NameBruce T
Experience Level4/5
RemarksI first saw the road light up in front of me as I was walking south or southeast. I whirled around 180 degrees and saw the meteor approaching me. I thought it was coming down on me, and I let out an involuntary yell of fear. By then it had burned out.
Location
AddressCoarsegold, CA
Latitude37° 14' 26.06'' N (37.24°)
Longitude 119° 41' 30.81'' W (-119.69°)
Elevation813.18m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-02-27 05:15 PST
UT Date & Time2020-02-27 13:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle163°
Moving
Facing azimuth320°
First azimuth320°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth325°
Last elevation65°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-16
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI saw a bright ball about the size of an automobile headlight at 150 m. It burned out and the fragments moved to the east. I saw one piece glow red briefly while the other pieces just went black.