Reports Report 4428i (Event 4428-2017)

Name Shay B
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks It split in to two fragments about halfway between the time I saw it and it disappeared. Both strands had the same bright ball before disappearing, but one ball (the one that fell further south) was slightly larger than the other one.
Address Encinitas, CA
Latitude 33° 4' 59.12'' N (33.08309°)
Longitude 117° 18' 16.63'' W (-117.30462°)
Elevation 22.418m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-16 22:04 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-17 06:04 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 20°
Facing azimuth 251.87°
First azimuth 278.95°
First elevation 48°
Last azimuth 262.22°
Last elevation 17°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -19
Color Green
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks It first split into two fragments. Before they disappeared, the two fragments increased in size greatly, with a very bright light just before they stopped emitting light. But there were small sparkles following the trajectory of each ball.
Observation Unknown
Remarks See above.