Reports Report 5361au (Event 5361-2017)

Name Jacob Y
Experience Level 4/5
Remarks -
Address Del Mar, CA
Latitude 32° 56' 42.4'' N (32.94511°)
Longitude 117° 15' 36.37'' W (-117.260104°)
Elevation 58.578m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-24 17:14 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-25 01:14 UT
Duration <1s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 158°
Facing azimuth 190°
First azimuth 188°
First elevation 30°
Last azimuth 190°
Last elevation 25°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -9
Color Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation Yes
Remarks large cracking sound when I saw the bolide splinter into fragments
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks I saw the bolide come down at a steep angle glowing yellow in sky after sunset. Fragmented into 2 large pieces and one smaller piece. It appeared to break up over the ocean while I was traveling south in Del Mar, CA