Reports Report 3371ba (Event 3371-2017)

Name Joseph R
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Looked like a massive (as big as the moon) misty bird moving through the clear night sky! We saw it from beginning to end. Tried to film it with her phone but it would film the night sky!
Address Ranchita, CA
Latitude 33° 13' 28.44'' N (33.224566°)
Longitude 116° 27' 19.93'' W (-116.455537°)
Elevation 1024.376m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-09-23 23:00 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-09-24 06:00 UT
Duration ≈45s
Moving direction From right to left
Descent Angle 270°
Facing azimuth 279.18°
First azimuth 280.97°
First elevation 39°
Last azimuth 254.83°
Last elevation 36°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 5s
Length 10°
Remarks It looked like wings of an angel! Two misty dissipating trails in the shape of massive wings.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks It began, moved across the sky, then disappeared, then came back and what seemed like a type of explosive burst through a portal or something happened.
Observation Unknown
Remarks -