Reports Report 5361bv (Event 5361-2017)

Name David N
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks Wow, some people around me saw it as well. We are stunned.
Address San Diego, CA
Latitude 32° 47' 5.46'' N (32.78485°)
Longitude 117° 3' 30.24'' W (-117.058399°)
Elevation 153.878m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-24 17:15 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-25 01:15 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 116°
Facing azimuth 162.57°
First azimuth 208.26°
First elevation 50°
Last azimuth 205.87°
Last elevation 35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -7
Color Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks Very bright and i could see fragments of the fire coming off of the tail. It looked like something was on fire and falling. I thought Maybe a satellite . Lasted only 2-3 seconds.