Reports Report 1298cm (Event 1298-2017)

Name Six R
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Called local news (KNX-1070) because I wasn't sure if it was a small plane exploding mid-air over Orange County, CA
Address Garden Grove, CA
Latitude 33° 46' 24.61'' N (33.773504°)
Longitude 117° 55' 20.48'' W (-117.922355°)
Elevation 30.734905m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-10 21:00 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-11 04:00 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From left to right
Descent Angle 90°
Facing azimuth 180°
First azimuth 180°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 180°
Last elevation 30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -6
Color white and reddish, thought maybe it was fireworks (but no explosion sound)
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Thought maybe it was fireworks - but explosion was smaller (ie. not stereotypical fireworks explosion)
Observation Yes
Remarks Thought maybe it was fireworks - but no explosion sound (see local fireworks all the time and they are audible)