Reports Report 4500ca (Event 4500-2017)

Name Olivia C
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks I was driving through an intersection when it caught my eye. It looked like a large, bright, flickering, fireball with a tail, falling towards the Earth’s surface. It appeared for a few seconds, and then burnt out in the sky
Address Brea, CA
Latitude 33° 55' 6.32'' N (33.918422°)
Longitude 117° 51' 50.23'' W (-117.863952°)
Elevation 128.45m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-18 17:27 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-19 01:27 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 123°
Facing azimuth 149.77°
First azimuth 143.29°
First elevation 58°
Last azimuth 145.61°
Last elevation 36°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -16
Color Orange, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
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Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
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