Reports Report 3711y (Event 3711-2017)

Name Erin M
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks Quite bright, lasted about 5 seconds in my field of view. After the terminal flash, it looked like a tiny speck for another couple seconds before fading from view. My view was partially obscured by trees.
Address Sunnyvale, CA
Latitude 37° 21' 7.89'' N (37.352191°)
Longitude 122° 0' 43.25'' W (-122.012013°)
Elevation 39.15m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-12 23:20 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-13 06:20 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 102°
Facing azimuth 310.93°
First azimuth 290.26°
First elevation 29°
Last azimuth 345.18°
Last elevation 24°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -10
Color 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 very brief bright flash just before it burned down to a tiny speck, then disappeared
Observation No
Remarks -