Reports Report 3371ar (Event 3371-2017)

Name April S
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It was amazing! In my 40 years I've never seen anything like it!
Address Mission Viejo, CA
Latitude 33° 37' 44.83'' N (33.62912°)
Longitude 117° 39' 45.5'' W (-117.66264°)
Elevation 195.623m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-09-23 22:40 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-09-24 05:40 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 269°
Facing azimuth 171.3°
First azimuth 199.75°
First elevation 53°
Last azimuth 171.24°
Last elevation 49°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -22
Color Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 10s
Length -
Remarks The smoke trail was a u shaped as the fireball was in the air and when it hit the earth's atmosphere the bright orange went out and there was a puff of smoke.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -