Reports Report 4500bf (Event 4500-2017)

Name Jonathan S
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks One of the best I've seen. The time given is estimated
Address , CA
Latitude 33° 43' 53.49'' N (33.731524°)
Longitude 118° 5' 7.6'' W (-118.085444°)
Elevation -
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-18 17:00 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-19 01:00 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up right to down left
Descent Angle 183°
Facing azimuth 6.07°
First azimuth 134.58°
First elevation 68°
Last azimuth 131.41°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -14
Color Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks It exploded into two main bodies with smaller ejecta fragmenting off
Observation Yes
Remarks After it exploded the two main bodies both were ejecting material not unlike a sparkler firework