Reports Report 1298gc (Event 1298-2017)

Name Anthony C
Experience Level 5/5
Remarks I was driving and my attention was not on the sky. I was able to compare the bright terminal flash with the full moon. A building blocked my view below the flash. I feel my azimuth is only accurate to +/- 15 degrees, altitude +/- 5 degrees.
Address Pasadena, CA
Latitude 34° 8' 58.93'' N (34.149702°)
Longitude 118° 8' 42.53'' W (-118.145146°)
Elevation 265.968m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-04-10 20:57 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-04-11 03:57 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 156°
Facing azimuth 180°
First azimuth 165°
First elevation 35°
Last azimuth 170°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -10
Color Light Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks bright core left behind orange sparks