Reports Report 4117a (Event 4117-2018)

Name Robin W
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks At first i thought it could of been firework to the south of our location with the way it had begun and level above the trees. As it begun to travel north and break apart we heard 3 distant booms and a crackle sound with the 3 larger pieces. It was a one of the most amazing sights I've witness in a very long time.
Address Fresno, CA
Latitude 36° 45' 16.8'' N (36.754666°)
Longitude 119° 51' 57.14'' W (-119.865871°)
Elevation 82.732m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-10-10 01:16 PDT
UT Date & Time 2018-10-10 08:16 UT
Duration ≈45s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle
Facing azimuth 178.88°
First azimuth 179.37°
First elevation 14°
Last azimuth 0.9°
Last elevation 76°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -5
Color Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks We heard a crackling noise
Delayed Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks 3 very distant booms
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 1s
Length -
Remarks Very long trail
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks 7 to 8 fragments broke off. They headed from south to north at a high rate of speed