Reports Report 2177a (Event 2177-2021)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2177-2021
Observer
NameTom S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI have seen many meteor showers in my 35 years and this was a first—a very different visual phenomenon.
Location
AddressRiverside, CA
Latitude33° 53' 44.15'' N (33.9°)
Longitude 117° 17' 49.42'' W (-117.3°)
Elevation517.56m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2021-04-06 21:06 PDT
UT Date & Time2021-04-07 04:06 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down to up
Descent Angle-
Moving
Facing azimuth320°
First azimuth320°
First elevation64°
Last azimuth135°
Last elevation21°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksI could see what looked like flickering flames behind this object that was 10X as large as the biggest meteor I’ve seen.