Reports Report 187h (Event 187-2019)

Name Maria W
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Never saw anything like it. Truly phenomenal (shocking) experience prompting me to file a report.
Address Phoenix, AZ
Latitude 33° 47' 54.12'' N (33.798367°)
Longitude 112° 8' 15.89'' W (-112.137746°)
Elevation 510.592m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2019-01-10 18:54 MST
UT Date & Time 2019-01-11 01:54 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 230°
Facing azimuth 181.16°
First azimuth 168.92°
First elevation 69°
Last azimuth 174.4°
Last elevation 18°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Blue, Dark Green, Orange, Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Thought exploding star was going to continue onto land as it approached horizon. It did not fragment. Arched entry in Southern sky with bright fire trail /light that got larger as it approached horizon and caused a bigger, brighter explosion. My son saw multiple colors. I saw mostly red / yellow.
Observation No
Remarks -