Reports Report 5361cj (Event 5361-2017)

Name Sharon L
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Meteor was still burning when it disappeared into the San Jacinto mountain range. Sort of the direction of Hemet, CA
Address Palm Springs, CA
Latitude 33° 49' 10.48'' N (33.819579°)
Longitude 116° 32' 13.02'' W (-116.53695°)
Elevation 131.677m
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 108°
Facing azimuth 172.27°
First azimuth 135.43°
First elevation 49°
Last azimuth 246.58°
Last elevation 12°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -23
Color Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Yes
Duration 2s
Length 15°
Remarks puffy smoke immediately following the fireball that quickly dissipated
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation No
Remarks -