Reports Report 1298eu (Event 1298-2017)

Name Jay G A
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Although I have seen other fireballs, not as bright and as long as this one.
Address Coachella, CA
Latitude 33° 41' 39.7'' N (33.694361°)
Longitude 116° 11' 58.26'' W (-116.199518°)
Elevation -10.286m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-10 20:58 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-11 03:58 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 157°
Facing azimuth 210.24°
First azimuth 197.03°
First elevation 52°
Last azimuth 220.12°
Last elevation 27°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color Blue, Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 15°
Remarks Glowing train like a fizzling out firework.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Initial flash was very bright. Scattering at end to smaller breakup flashes.
Observation Yes
Remarks Scattering at end to smaller breakup flashes.