Reports Report 859a (Event 859-2017)

Name Lisa M
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Not sure if technically a train, trail or it was so fast my eyes didn't process it correctly. There was a short white light trail.
Address Halloran Springs, CA
Latitude 35° 21' 38.97'' N (35.360825°)
Longitude 115° 55' 26.71'' W (-115.924086°)
Elevation 760.2m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-02-25 02:55 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-02-25 10:55 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 10°
Facing azimuth 315.61°
First azimuth 317.14°
First elevation 35°
Last azimuth 309.2°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -12
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks The object started as one huge piece then broke into several small pieces while still maintaining one large piece (white). The smaller pieces kept the same speed as the larger but turned from white to yellow to brownish yellow until gone. The large one maintained white until gone.