Reports Report 4142ad (Event 4142-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4142-2016
Observer
NameCarla M
Experience Level1/5
RemarksDidn't find any reports in the news about anyone else spotting this light in the sky. It came almost straight down from the sky. There was a slight mist in the sky like a super light fog.
Location
AddressDanville, CA
Latitude37° 49' 49.22'' N (37.83°)
Longitude 122° 0' 7.55'' W (-122°)
Elevation122.29m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-10-26 20:45 PDT
UT Date & Time2016-10-27 03:45 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle188°
Moving
Facing azimuth93.18°
First azimuth93.15°
First elevation65°
Last azimuth90.73°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
Colorbright white ball then developed tail that split in two and an orange streamer appeared between the two white tails with still a leading ball head of white
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length10°
Remarksglowing orange trail then morphed into broken orange dots staying in straight line
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarkswhite ball seemed to get brighter when ball developed tail that split in two.
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarkswhite ball developed tail that split in two and orange tail appeared between two white tails. orange tail morphed into broken orange dots which stayed in a straight line.