Reports Report 4157s (Event 4157-2017)

Name Claire S
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks One of the brightest and whitest fireballs I've seen. It was very close to us and lit up our surroundings. A real treat to see on a beautiful desert night :)
Address Twentynine Palms, CA
Latitude 33° 59' 3.74'' N (33.984371°)
Longitude 116° 1' 0.94'' W (-116.016929°)
Elevation 1162.776m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-08 01:21 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-08 09:21 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up to down
Descent Angle 180°
Facing azimuth 90.79°
First azimuth 91.21°
First elevation 39°
Last azimuth 89.4°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -18
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Fragmented just before it disappeared behind the mountains in the distance