Reports Report 5361j (Event 5361-2017)

Name Shelly F
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks -
Address Vista, CA
Latitude 33° 9' 38.39'' N (33.160663°)
Longitude 117° 14' 34.58'' W (-117.24294°)
Elevation 120.669m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-24 16:30 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-25 00:30 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 109°
Facing azimuth 250°
First azimuth 250°
First elevation 10°
Last azimuth 250°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -27
Color Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks You could see a trail of flames behind it as it blew through our atmosphere. A huge fireball. Somewhat Flat trajectory by the time I saw it in Vista CA. Looked like it was going from East to West. Maybe struck the ocean by Tijuana Mexico?