Reports Report 3711aa (Event 3711-2017)

Name Curtis L
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks -
Address Cupertino, CA
Latitude 37° 18' 45.28'' N (37.312579°)
Longitude 122° 0' 17.66'' W (-122.004906°)
Elevation 62.115m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-12 23:21 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-13 06:21 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 127°
Facing azimuth 296.72°
First azimuth 279.94°
First elevation 20°
Last azimuth 325.79°
Last elevation 22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -21
Color Orange, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 18°
Remarks bright orange-red glowing train; at each instant the train was persistent about 2-3 seconds before fizzling out
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks the body of the meteorite seems to be visibly breaking away around the edges as it contacted the atmosphere