Reports Report 5361en (Event 5361-2017)

Name Katia S
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks It was beautiful! This is the third very large fireball I’ve seen in my life. I was driving and it went right across my field of vision and burned up / shattered. It lit up the evening sky.
Address San Diego, CA
Latitude 32° 46' 45.48'' N (32.7793°)
Longitude 117° 10' 8.15'' W (-117.16893°)
Elevation 94.644m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-24 17:10 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-25 01:10 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 107°
Facing azimuth 180°
First azimuth 120°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 220°
Last elevation 20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -12
Color Orange, Yellow, Light Yellow, Red
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks -
Observation Yes
Remarks -