Reports Report 2169a (Event 2169-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 2169-2017
Observer
NameC M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThe object spiraled around with a blue core and white sparks behind it.
Location
AddressRancho Santa Margarita, CA
Latitude33° 35' 28.06'' N (33.59°)
Longitude 117° 37' 23.56'' W (-117.62°)
Elevation220.82m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-07-04 21:32 PDT
UT Date & Time2017-07-05 04:32 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle196°
Moving
Facing azimuth145.87°
First azimuth159.94°
First elevation59°
Last azimuth133.6°
Last elevation19°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorBlue, Light Blue, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSparks flew behind it