Reports Report 5211d (Event 5211-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5211-2016
Observer
NamePam M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksIt was so sudden and amazing. I just stood there saying wow! I was looking up at my Christmas lights. So i just happened to be looking up. I'm 40 minutes away (North) from Vandenberg Airforce Base.
Location
AddressArroyo Grande, CA
Latitude35° 3' 15.75'' N (35.05°)
Longitude 120° 35' 12.69'' W (-120.59°)
Elevation36.9m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-12-17 17:28 PST
UT Date & Time2016-12-18 01:28 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle263°
Moving
Facing azimuth10°
First azimuth19°
First elevation28°
Last azimuth340°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-15
ColorOrange, Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt went so fast my right to left, orange, yellow and white tail, but looked like flame fell off, or burnt off.