Reports Report 4961a (Event 4961-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4961-2019
Observer
NameLara M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksStarted as classic shooting star but increased in size and luminosity to the brightest whites fireball. Stunning! I have seen a lot of meteor showers, comets. Lots of dark night sailing far from shore observing the stars. In half a century never saw anything close to this bright!
Location
AddressAshland, OR
Latitude42° 12' 54.27'' N (42.22°)
Longitude 122° 42' 33.38'' W (-122.71°)
Elevation544.38m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-10-10 19:30 PDT
UT Date & Time2019-10-11 02:30 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle10°
Moving
Facing azimuth197.12°
First azimuth199.33°
First elevation47°
Last azimuth198.39°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksThere was a soft boom 2-3 seconds after felt close almost as if something had hit a roof not metallic sounding just a dull thud
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksBright white. I saw Haley’s comet while sailing in Tahiti at night years ago this was like that but quick only a couple of seconds. Looked like white flames then it just dropped....
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-