Reports Report 3809a (Event 3809-2017)

Name Benjamin S
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It was larger and slower than a shooting star. At first I thought it was an aircraft, then I was thinking missile or something had burned up in the atmosphere.
Address Phoenix, AZ
Latitude 33° 42' 36.4'' N (33.710112°)
Longitude 112° 6' 47.98'' W (-112.113328°)
Elevation 438.367m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-17 22:46 MST
UT Date & Time 2017-10-18 05:46 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 205°
Facing azimuth 4.13°
First azimuth 22.82°
First elevation 55°
Last azimuth 2.83°
Last elevation 28°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -12
Color Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks It went from a light yellow streak to what appeared like a dark object framed in orange. I wasn't thinking explosion at the time, but I do think it got a little wider as it disappeared, so maybe.
Observation Unknown
Remarks -