Reports Report 4144g (Event 4144-2017)

Name Caroline F
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Time is approximate. It had already been in progress when sighted. The trajectory was slightly curved. Sky was still light, so it must have been very bright.
Address Walnut Creek, CA
Latitude 37° 53' 8.55'' N (37.885709°)
Longitude 122° 0' 49.2'' W (-122.013666°)
Elevation 148.029m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-05 17:30 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-06 01:30 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 95°
Facing azimuth 149.2°
First azimuth 127.49°
First elevation 54°
Last azimuth 173.82°
Last elevation 49°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -10
Color Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks At the end of the white/yellow tail, it broke into 3 pieces in the same trajectory (small to big, left to right) that were red until they faded away.