Reports Report 4157m (Event 4157-2017)

Name Lorry S
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks It was one of best fireballs I have witnessed in my life so far. I have seen hundreds in my lifetime.
Address Hemet, CA
Latitude 33° 41' 39.79'' N (33.694386°)
Longitude 117° 3' 0.25'' W (-117.05007°)
Elevation 492.819m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-08 01:21 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-08 09:21 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From down to up
Descent Angle -
Facing azimuth 86.5°
First azimuth 266.41°
First elevation 46°
Last azimuth 89.22°
Last elevation -
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -22
Color Light Blue, Green, Light Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 7s
Length 30°
Remarks Glowing long trail lasting 5 to 7 seconds to brightness.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks I saw at least 4 terminal flashes that changed the color of the fireball each time I saw a flash.
Observation Yes
Remarks Very small pieces appeared to spread away from the main object going in different directions during one of the 4 different flashes I saw.