Reports Report 3371au (Event 3371-2017)

Name Daniel C
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Orange ball with large arc radiating widely. Slowly moving. Thought it was a plane afire.
Address Palm Springs, CA
Latitude 33° 47' 6.28'' N (33.785077°)
Longitude 116° 32' 31.99'' W (-116.54222°)
Elevation 152.06m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-09-23 22:52 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-09-24 05:52 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 266°
Facing azimuth 198.4°
First azimuth 201.06°
First elevation 70°
Last azimuth 180°
Last elevation 50°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -5
Color Orange
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks I ran into the house for just a few seconds to get my camera for video. The orange ball was gone.