Reports Report 4144g (Event 4144-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4144-2017
Observer
NameCaroline F
Experience Level1/5
RemarksTime is approximate. It had already been in progress when sighted. The trajectory was slightly curved. Sky was still light, so it must have been very bright.
Location
AddressWalnut Creek, CA
Latitude37° 53' 8.55'' N (37.89°)
Longitude 122° 0' 49.2'' W (-122.01°)
Elevation148.03m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-11-05 17:30 PST
UT Date & Time2017-11-06 01:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle95°
Moving
Facing azimuth149.2°
First azimuth127.49°
First elevation54°
Last azimuth173.82°
Last elevation49°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-10
ColorYellow, Red, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksAt the end of the white/yellow tail, it broke into 3 pieces in the same trajectory (small to big, left to right) that were red until they faded away.