Reports Report 4450i (Event 4450-2017)

Name Max M
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks -
Address Palmdale, CA
Latitude 34° 34' 17.21'' N (34.571448°)
Longitude 118° 1' 28.96'' W (-118.024711°)
Elevation 811.184m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-17 21:45 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-18 05:45 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 143°
Facing azimuth 169°
First azimuth 155.78°
First elevation 70°
Last azimuth 180.11°
Last elevation 42°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -6
Color White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 30°
Remarks A smoke bright white trail that lasted about 1.7 seconds. Had chunks of the mysterious item falling off of it that was also in the trail and out of it.
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Many pieces of the item fell apart it before disappearing. Some of the pieces flew out of the trail to the left and right but it did not fall in front of the item.