Reports Report 4167ap (Event 4167-2017)

Name Tom L
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks See dash cam video provided. There was a little moisture on the lens so the image wasn't as clear as it could have been.
Address Huntington Beach, CA
Latitude 33° 39' 53.81'' N (33.664946°)
Longitude 117° 58' 9.8'' W (-117.969389°)
Elevation 1.445m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-09 20:39 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-10 04:39 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 177°
Facing azimuth 90°
First azimuth 89.33°
First elevation 49°
Last azimuth 89.01°
Last elevation 11°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Remarks Glowing trail as if parts were detaching from the fireball.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Not very bright but it seemed to enlarge a bit at the end.
Observation Yes
Remarks It looked as if several pieces broke off from the main ball and burned up on their own. It was as if the ball was dripping small balls behind it.