Reports Report 4144t (Event 4144-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4144-2017
Observer
NameRon K
Experience Level4/5
RemarksBegan directly overhead moving east west, sky just darkening, probably -6 mag based on Iridium flashes. Yellow becoming white then yellow and fragmenting. May have been a red edge too but fleeting. Sky was clear and cloudless. Gorgeous!
Location
AddressLivermore, CA
Latitude37° 39' 59.94'' N (37.67°)
Longitude 121° 45' 51.49'' W (-121.76°)
Elevation159.61m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-11-05 17:24 PST
UT Date & Time2017-11-06 01:24 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle181°
Moving
Facing azimuth270°
First azimuth270°
First elevation90°
Last azimuth270°
Last elevation45°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-6
ColorYellow. White yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksWhite then yellow and broke into 3 large fragments gone in 1-2 degrees