Reports Report 5361bg (Event 5361-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5361-2017
Observer
NamePhilip M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksSaw a single engine cesna fly perpendicular to the path of the meteor. Aircraft was doing pattern work at Oceanside municipal airport (OKB). Aircraft most likely observed meteor.
Location
AddressOceanside, CA
Latitude33° 13' 12.4'' N (33.22°)
Longitude 117° 23' 4.03'' W (-117.38°)
Elevation45.44m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-24 17:15 PST
UT Date & Time2017-12-25 01:15 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle108°
Moving
Facing azimuth160°
First azimuth155°
First elevation25°
Last azimuth165°
Last elevation22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-8
ColorOrange
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksSmall bits of orange breaking from the main body