Reports Report 3371an (Event 3371-2017)

Name Catherine W
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks -
Address Camarillo, CA
Latitude 34° 12' 59.21'' N (34.216448°)
Longitude 119° 0' 29.84'' W (-119.00829°)
Elevation 57.816m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-09-23 22:30 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-09-24 05:30 UT
Duration ≈45s
Moving direction From down right to up left
Descent Angle 278°
Facing azimuth 270.54°
First azimuth 274.79°
First elevation 68°
Last azimuth 174.22°
Last elevation 49°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -6
Color Orange, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 38s
Length 10°
Remarks It had a trail as it was streaking across the sky. I first saw it as a reddish dot and then there was a fire tail and then the tail dissipated and a U type of tail occurred. Then it faded away
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks After the U tail occurred the light went farther across the sky and then the like flickered disappeared, came back for approximately 2 seconds and then disappeared for good.
Observation Yes
Remarks After the first trail disappear the light floated across the sky and then suddenly formed two tails in a U formation