Reports Report 1298fn (Event 1298-2017)

Observer
Name Scott B
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks please contact me if needed. it lit up the sky like an explosion before it came into view
Location
Address Santee, CA
Latitude 32° 50' 9.38'' N (32.835939°)
Longitude 117° 0' 56.26'' W (-117.015629°)
Elevation 95.464m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-10 20:58 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-11 03:58 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Direction
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 118°
Moving
Facing azimuth 284.17°
First azimuth 201.59°
First elevation 37°
Last azimuth 209.01°
Last elevation 32°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Green, Light Green, Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 40°
Remarks an orange glow for a few seconds after object popped and disappeared
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks a definative flash or pop like a firecracker
Fragmentation
Observation Yes
Remarks slight sight of pieces like a firecracker