Reports Report 4144t (Event 4144-2017)

Name Ron K
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks Began directly overhead moving east west, sky just darkening, probably -6 mag based on Iridium flashes. Yellow becoming white then yellow and fragmenting. May have been a red edge too but fleeting. Sky was clear and cloudless. Gorgeous!
Address Livermore, CA
Latitude 37° 39' 59.94'' N (37.666651°)
Longitude 121° 45' 51.49'' W (-121.764304°)
Elevation 159.606m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-05 17:24 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-06 01:24 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 181°
Facing azimuth 270°
First azimuth 270°
First elevation 90°
Last azimuth 270°
Last elevation 45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -6
Color Yellow. White yellow
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 White then yellow and broke into 3 large fragments gone in 1-2 degrees