Reports Report 4500cy (Event 4500-2017)

Name Josie P
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks We were having supper on the patio at Escena golf course in Palm Springs when we saw this huge fireball with a glowing tail come out of the sky and disappear behind the mountains.
Address Palm Springs, CA
Latitude 33° 50' 19.33'' N (33.838702°)
Longitude 116° 29' 47.93'' W (-116.496646°)
Elevation 133.503m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-11-18 18:15 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-11-19 02:15 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 141°
Facing azimuth 226.11°
First azimuth 172°
First elevation 40°
Last azimuth 235.67°
Last elevation 14°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -21
Color Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 3s
Length 15°
Remarks Glowing train
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -