Reports Report 3371f (Event 3371-2017)

Name Christina W
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I thought it was a meteor or a missle. Im concerned
Address Palmdale, CA
Latitude 34° 33' 21.88'' N (34.556079°)
Longitude 118° 4' 11.91'' W (-118.069974°)
Elevation 818.22m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-09-23 23:00 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-09-24 06:00 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 284°
Facing azimuth 203.58°
First azimuth 252.13°
First elevation 40°
Last azimuth 141.13°
Last elevation 35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -5
Color Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 20s
Length 10°
Remarks It looked like an object entering the atmosphere due to a large arc of glowing light in front of the main "fireball" and had a trail of light behind it
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -