Reports Report 3371bg (Event 3371-2017)

Name Rebecca E
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It appeared to be very large and very close
Address Santa Ynez, CA
Latitude 34° 37' 18.01'' N (34.62167°)
Longitude 120° 4' 6.1'' W (-120.06836°)
Elevation 194.02m
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 down right to up left
Descent Angle 287°
Facing azimuth 319.33°
First azimuth 231.22°
First elevation 44°
Last azimuth 204.75°
Last elevation 64°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -20
Color Orange, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks When I first noticed it, it looked like a headlight (white bright light) was staring at me from the sky and coming closer
Observation Yes
Remarks After this, it looked like it started going upward and southward, but looked like a fireball, orange and on fire