Reports Report 1169n (Event 1169-2011)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1169-2011
Observer
NamePatricia P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWhat an amazing phenomenon! It was much larger than I would have expected.
Location
AddressOlancha, CA
Latitude36° 1' 20.81'' N (36.02°)
Longitude 117° 56' 47.3'' W (-117.95°)
Elevation-
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2011-10-14 22:40 PDT
UT Date & Time2011-10-15 05:40 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle225°
Moving
Facing azimuth358.49°
First azimuth56.79°
First elevation60°
Last azimuth56.47°
Last elevation35°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude1
Colorred and yellow, then gree
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-1s
Length-1°
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball was red and yellow at first and looked like a burning airplane until it seemed to explode, leaving a yellow trail momentarily until it burst into a second fireball, this time green and yellow. That lasted for a few moments and then the whole thing was gone.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-