Reports Report 3846f (Event 3846-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3846-2017
Observer
NameJohn F
Experience Level3/5
RemarksBright red, split into several pieces
Location
AddressLos Gatos, CA
Latitude37° 13' 27.27'' N (37.22°)
Longitude 121° 58' 23.97'' W (-121.97°)
Elevation108.52m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-10-18 19:15 PDT
UT Date & Time2017-10-19 02:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle257°
Moving
Facing azimuth30.05°
First azimuth38.28°
First elevation30°
Last azimuth11.53°
Last elevation20°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorRed
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration5s
Length20°
RemarksSmoke trail, faded quickly
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSplit into about 9 small pieces that fizzled in ~1 second, and one larger piece that kept going for another 2 or so seconds.