Reports Report 1169a (Event 1169-2011)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1169-2011
Observer
NameTanya
Experience Level2/5
Remarks-
Location
AddressWildomar, CA
Latitude33° 35' 50.85'' N (33.6°)
Longitude 117° 16' 33.78'' W (-117.28°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2011-10-14 21:30 PDT
UT Date & Time2011-10-15 04:30 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth78.15°
First azimuth79.52°
First elevation70°
Last azimuth48.49°
Last elevation63°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-27
ColorRed/Orange/yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2.5s
Length20°
RemarksIt shot off like a shooting star then appeared to catch fire turning red,orange and yellow then disappeared
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
RemarksAs I looked up, the star shot across the sky then suddenly appeared to catch fire as if it came to close to our atmosphere. The head of the flame seemed large in comparison to the star it originally was, narrowing down to the tail.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-