Reports Report 4500bq (Event 4500-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4500-2017
Observer
NameJeff S
Experience Level2/5
RemarksOne of the brightest fireballs I've seen. I was walking along a city street with moderate ambient lighting, yet it still caught my attention
Location
AddressPalm Springs, CA
Latitude33° 48' 22.83'' N (33.81°)
Longitude 116° 31' 41.19'' W (-116.53°)
Elevation125.54m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-11-18 17:27 PST
UT Date & Time2017-11-19 01:27 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle137°
Moving
Facing azimuth193.56°
First azimuth178.8°
First elevation39°
Last azimuth247.86°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-7
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSplit into about 15 fragments halfway during the trajectory I saw. The fragments each continued on the same course.