Reports Report 3607m (Event 3607-2017)

Name Thadd V
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I was accompanied by my son, who corroborates this report
Address Los Altos, CA
Latitude 37° 20' 51.35'' N (37.347597°)
Longitude 122° 4' 25.26'' W (-122.073684°)
Elevation 66.357m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-07 20:15 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-08 03:15 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 174°
Facing azimuth 180°
First azimuth 180°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 205°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -12
Color Orange, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Meteor was bright white, with reddish orange pieces fragmenting off. There was a fiery tail that rapidly dissipated.