Reports Report 5361do (Event 5361-2017)

Name James H
Experience Level 3/5
Remarks It didn't look like a burning out star, looked at bigger and closer
Address Rosamond, CA
Latitude 34° 52' 33'' N (34.875832°)
Longitude 118° 12' 41.48'' W (-118.211521°)
Elevation 741.89m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-24 17:18 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-25 01:18 UT
Duration ≈7.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 138°
Facing azimuth 174.12°
First azimuth 131.7°
First elevation 60°
Last azimuth 158.32°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -23
Color Light Blue, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 5s
Length 10°
Remarks It looked like a sparkler followed by white hot glowing explosion.
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Burst of bright white light.
Observation No
Remarks -