Reports Report 4449d (Event 4449-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4449-2017
Observer
NameL K
Experience Level1/5
RemarksStartlingly bright. Different from anything I've ever seen.
Location
AddressScotts Valley, CA
Latitude37° 1' 55.74'' N (37.03°)
Longitude 122° 1' 21.91'' W (-122.02°)
Elevation173.53m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-11-18 01:48 PST
UT Date & Time2017-11-18 09:48 UT
Duration≈20s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle89°
Moving
Facing azimuth169.51°
First azimuth160.47°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth175.2°
Last elevation43°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-14
ColorRed
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration6s
Length30°
RemarksGlowing trail that kept growing until it was approximately 3.5 times the length of the original fireball. Closest to the fireball it was red then it became slightly lighter in color.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-