Reports Report 4500cy (Event 4500-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4500-2017
Observer
NameJosie P
Experience Level3/5
RemarksWe were having supper on the patio at Escena golf course in Palm Springs when we saw this huge fireball with a glowing tail come out of the sky and disappear behind the mountains.
Location
AddressPalm Springs, CA
Latitude33° 50' 19.33'' N (33.84°)
Longitude 116° 29' 47.93'' W (-116.5°)
Elevation133.5m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-11-18 18:15 PST
UT Date & Time2017-11-19 02:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle141°
Moving
Facing azimuth226.11°
First azimuth172°
First elevation40°
Last azimuth235.67°
Last elevation14°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-21
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration3s
Length15°
RemarksGlowing train
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-