Reports Report 3371e (Event 3371-2017)

Name Dale H
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks I have never seen a meteor like this... it was orangish in color, and had a half crescent shape in front of it as it traveled through the sky. The crescent was prob 50x larger than the center orange meteor... I tried to film it but street light was too bright
Address Tustin, CA
Latitude 33° 45' 0.18'' N (33.750051°)
Longitude 117° 46' 1.52'' W (-117.767089°)
Elevation 81.475m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-09-23 23:00 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-09-24 06:00 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 256°
Facing azimuth 199.97°
First azimuth 243.08°
First elevation 51°
Last azimuth 173.41°
Last elevation 63°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Orange with a crescent of orange /red in front of it
Concurrent Sound
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Delayed Sound
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Persistent train
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Terminal flash
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