Reports Report 4449d (Event 4449-2017)

Name L K
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Startlingly bright. Different from anything I've ever seen.
Address Scotts Valley, CA
Latitude 37° 1' 55.74'' N (37.032151°)
Longitude 122° 1' 21.91'' W (-122.022752°)
Elevation 173.526m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-18 01:48 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-18 09:48 UT
Duration ≈20s
Moving direction From down left to up right
Descent Angle 89°
Facing azimuth 169.51°
First azimuth 160.47°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 175.2°
Last elevation 43°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -14
Color Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 6s
Length 30°
Remarks Glowing trail that kept growing until it was approximately 3.5 times the length of the original fireball. Closest to the fireball it was red then it became slightly lighter in color.
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -