Reports Report 3846f (Event 3846-2017)

Name John F
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Bright red, split into several pieces
Address Los Gatos, CA
Latitude 37° 13' 27.27'' N (37.224242°)
Longitude 121° 58' 23.97'' W (-121.973325°)
Elevation 108.516m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-10-18 19:15 PDT
UT Date & Time 2017-10-19 02:15 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 257°
Facing azimuth 30.05°
First azimuth 38.28°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 11.53°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 5s
Length 20°
Remarks Smoke trail, faded quickly
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Split into about 9 small pieces that fizzled in ~1 second, and one larger piece that kept going for another 2 or so seconds.