Reports Report 4500ct (Event 4500-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4500-2017
Observer
NameMark G
Experience Level3/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressLos Angeles, CA
Latitude34° 7' 8.52'' N (34.12°)
Longitude 118° 13' 58.12'' W (-118.23°)
Elevation132.23m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-11-18 18:00 PST
UT Date & Time2017-11-19 02:00 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle100°
Moving
Facing azimuth177.98°
First azimuth177.29°
First elevation33°
Last azimuth177°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-9
ColorWhite
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length60°
Remarksa rather bright train lingered 1 second after the object splintered into atmosphere.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
Remarkssmall flash - slight splinter - short, narrow path of fragmentation